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A barbarous assault on Sir Robert Pye, esquire, 1680

The following is an interesting case of how a struggle over religious beliefs can distort facts; then through the media enter into folk lore.  Such is the case of Sir Robert Pye Esquire of the ‘Mynde’ in Herefordshire, the second … Continue reading

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Sr Mary David Barker

On the birth certificate of my mother’s aunt, she is named Margaret Bridget Catherine Barker after her three Devereux aunts, however, she was known as Mary Barker; ‘Mary’ was her mother’s name. Mary had one sister, my mother’s mother, and … Continue reading

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