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Chillingham Cemetery Northumberland England August 19, 2017

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St. Pater’s Parish Church, Northumberland Unitary Authority, Northumberland, England.  Looks lonely.  Final resting place for Thomas Grey, 1448-1498, my 15th Great Grandfather

 

Castle Ruins

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Castle Ruins,Castles,Genealogy,Uncategorized — Janet @ 8:53 pm

2ce84885-22b0-41fb-b137-36d48083d89a  I found this image in association with my 14th Great Grandfather Sir James Horseley DeLaval 1423-1492.  Rather nice.  Genealogy romanticized.

 

Charlemagne’s Descendants

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Charlemagne,Genealogy — Janet @ 8:32 pm

01458632-b719-4ded-9341-02452214343f  This is the symbol I have found to show I am a descendent of Charlemagne.  How many others can claim this distinction?  Millions??

 

Image For An Ancestor August 16, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,English History,Genealogy,Images — Janet @ 3:08 pm

e6377c79-e1d4-4cfd-b155-fdcc573866f9  Beheading Block    This is the image I found for my 17th Great Grandfather Sir William Tyrell.  Not a nice fate.

 

Historic Houses August 15, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Genealogy,Historic Houses — Janet @ 10:16 pm

b67d470b-7367-4fb1-ada7-a99d0cf63566  Heron Hall, Essex England     associated with my 17th Great Grandfather Sir William Tyrrell Sheriff of Suffolk and Norfolk  1408-1461cc5a7d70-985f-45da-9ba2-3bfa55aaa4e1  Southwick Hall (Knyvett’s Place) Northamptonshire England  associated with my 16th Great Grandmother Lady Eleanor Tyrrell 1465-1514

 

Another Castle August 11, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Castles,Genealogy — Janet @ 9:13 pm

29671a77-626a-4152-b767-efd953cfdb58  Thurland Castle Lancashire England     associated with my 16th Great Grandmother Lady Elizabeth Tunstall  1410-1476

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Prowse Coat Of Arms August 9, 2017

COA Prowse  Coat of Arms      Agnes Prowse, my 10th Great Grandmother.  1575-1622