On this day 29th October, Sir Walter Raleigh beheaded…

1618 – English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.  He was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth I  and was knighted in 1585. He briefly fell from favour when he secretly married  one of the Queen’s ladies-in-waiting, they were both sen to the Tower of London. On 17 November, Raleigh was tried…

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Title Perceptions; Lord and Lady of Champneys?

Hertfordshire

There are many reasons for selecting a certain title.  However, Manorial Counsel thought it might be worth introducing a new concept. Most people will consider how easy a prospective title is spoken and written so that it is easily remembered by others.  Manorial Counsel would like to suggest an option from the other perspective.  We…

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