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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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William Rydeowte of Chettle – a 16th century gentleman!

Family historians tend to consider themselves lucky if they have traced their ancestors back through the centuries but many of us hit a ‘brick wall’ even within the period of civil registration, so I am very fortunate to have a … Continue reading

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