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  1. Fergus Mor King of Dalraida

    I came across this online, as Fergus I is my direct ancestor from my Ormiston line. The fraternal line on this website goes back to Adam. So Adam is apparently my 156th great grandfather. How reliable is this? freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...

    Started by VictoriaB‎, 11-06-2014 7:02 AM
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  2. church in Tildenham or Tidenham

    One of my ancestors was Sir John ap Adam of Beverston and Tidenham. He was called to parliament as Baron of the Realm from 1296 to 1307. I understnad that there is a church in Tidenham that has a stained glass window with his name and coat of arms. It is suppose to be in a Tidenham Church near...

    Started by Vixter‎, 03-11-2009 5:50 AM
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  3. Purdy in 1500 and before

    I'm trying, via both DNA and written records, to find the ancestry of Francis Purdy who died in 1658 in Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (then Connecticut colony of course). I have found some Francis Purdys in earliest parish registers at Bury St. Edmunds and Purdys in other parishes in Suffolk and...

    Started by apurdy1658‎, 28-06-2010 2:16 AM
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  4. Database of England's Immigrants, 1330-1550

    A database with the names of folk who immigrated to England in Medieval times has been published. It is the result of collaborative research at the universities of Sheffield and York and The National Archives. The database is fully searchable: http://www.englandsimmigrants.com. And there are also...

    Started by thewideeyedowl‎, 16-02-2015 12:02 AM
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  5. Early British Topography

    Evening, I have begun a project transcribing descriptions of British places written in different periods. My aim is to have (where possible) a description of a place from different periods of time. For example, I would like something like this: - Early Greek or Roman descriptions. I have...

    Started by david64‎, 15-12-2012 6:25 PM
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  6. Hugh IV Scotland connection

    Hi, I am researching Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy. I would be really grateful if someone could help me figure out the following: On Wikipedia, it states that his lineage and ancestry includes kings of Scotland http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_IV,_Duke_of_Burgundy I have checked the...

    Started by Barry123‎, 10-02-2013 11:09 PM
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  7. Reading Manorial Rolls / Translating Latin

    Hello, this is a two part questions: 1. In the Manorial Rolls of Madresfield there is an entry about a woman named Agnes Taylor daughter of John Taylor. Is it possible that she could be married, surname Perkins, at the time this was written? Or, would she have been described as Agnes Perkins,...

    Started by Bowkerfan‎, 13-11-2012 7:40 PM
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  8. EARL SIWARD AND DYER CONNECTION - HELP PLEASE

    I am tracing my dear mother’s Dyer family tree and have come across the following quote: 'According to Mr Fredrick Nathaniel Dyer, who was the great-great-nephew of Sir William Jones, "The Dyers were settled in Glastonbury, Somersetshire, before the Conquest. After the defeat of the Saxons at...

    Started by Jan Elvin‎, 18-06-2012 12:59 PM
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  9. Inquisitions Post Mortem

    Can anyone advise as to where I can go to get the following IPM? Inquisition number: Inq. Capta 21 H. 6. This would have to do with the Poyntz Family and mentions the Newburgh Family. Some of it is written in this online book, but seems to have left out what is important to my study. ...

    Started by Sue Simonich‎, 06-09-2010 6:25 AM
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  10. Question Advice on 15th century nobility and heraldry

    Hi everyone. I've traced one of my lines back to a family (Barnes of Soham and Isleham) with a coat of arms, which is pretty exciting. Now I'm trying to find out more about what that meant so I can write up some interesting biographies. Can anyone recommend any websites or library books I could...

    Started by AnjaliUK‎, 19-06-2011 10:20 AM
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  11. Post seeking info on the Whittlesey's medieval

    Hi, My name is Dan Whittlesey. The name has different spellings: Whittlesea/Whittelsey/Whittlesey The 1st one I know about was William Whittlesea at the Siege of Acre, in 1187 with the King and about 50 knights, and this was a crusade to rescue the tomb of Jesus he was knighted in 1190 and 1192...

    Started by danwhitlesey‎, 14-03-2011 8:05 PM
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  12. Gloucester AD 1455

    An really interesting book I found at the Internet Archives,(address below), "Rental of all the houses in the borough of Gloucester AD 1455", written in Latin with English translation so it's no trouble reading, it lists the owners and tenants, sometimes going back several generations, also it has...

    Started by Hugh Thompson‎, 10-12-2010 10:24 PM
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  13. Paulet Query

    I guess this is a slightly specific query but it could become more general about medieval genealogies available on the internet. I yesterday began to try and determine my Paulet ancestry, and was suprised to see a huge number of websites listing it. All the websites had the same tree but none...

    Started by bsward‎, 29-08-2010 11:27 AM
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  14. Medieval Soldiers

    If anyone is interested my friend sent me through this link, http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/soldier/database/search.php It does list medieval soliders and I found our family name on it eg John Waller at the battle of Agincourt

    Started by Lone Pine‎, 30-04-2010 2:15 PM
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  15. THE SAVAGES/Newburghs

    Greetings to all: I have been working on the Savage family for the past four months (among other things) and need a leg up - if someone has good ideas. I am doing a detailed report on a will for John Newburgh (P.C.C. 20 Legge). One of his sisters was married to a Mr. Savage. John Newburgh was...

    Started by Sue Simonich‎, 12-04-2010 6:32 PM
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  16. Treasurer of Calais

    Greetings All:|wave| I was wondering if anyone could enlighten me about the office of "Treasurer of Calais" |idea|? I have found information regarding a historical figure I am studying who was appointed to that office probably before the Battle of Tewkesbury. Is this a position that is...

    Started by Sue Simonich‎, 06-02-2010 8:17 AM
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  17. sir osbert,de hawkins

    hi, i am not sure if i have posted this in the right era, but i am trying to find out infomation on a osbert de hawkins, my great uncle done a tree years ago but he now passed on this tree ended up going back to this osbert from the place named hawkinge in kent my great uncles surname is hawkins ...

    Started by DELILAH‎, 05-12-2009 11:55 AM
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  18. Sir Oswald Mosley and others 1200 ad

    I am trying to link up gaps between two trees. I do so HOPE all of you can get som FUN from helping me:- I was working with Sir Oswald's Memoirs of 1849 {1500-1919},and one James Lawlor whose findings go back quite a bit further than Oswald's. There are a few glitches between the two....

    Started by esdel‎, 27-11-2009 9:05 AM
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  19. When Normans Adopted Names

    Somewhere around, I read that the Normans often adopted as surnames the names of towns or villages where they settled/occupied. Has anyone heard of a family name being duplicated, because there were two villages, miles apart, with the same name? I ask because I found an archived mortgage...

    Started by Carmy‎, 29-09-2009 4:18 PM
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  20. Who were they?

    My family's roots go back to the mid 1600's, in Suffolk, England. Who would their ancestors have descended from? Normans? Would a surname of Coote indicate anything?

    Started by rocket118‎, 17-09-2009 10:51 AM
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