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Age Shall Not Weary Them….

Stepping away briefly from my recent 16th and 17th century genealogical musings about RIDOUTS, and in acknowledgement of the rapid approach of Remembrance Day, I wanted to write about three distant cousins of mine. These young men, whose total age … Continue reading

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Walter Rydowte of Folke, a gentleman and a rebel!

From all the documentary evidence about William Rydeowte of Chettle, it has been established that Walter Rydeowte was William’s nephew and was first mentioned in his uncle’s will of 1603 as the beneficiary of estates in Sherborne. As with William, … Continue reading

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