Monthly Archives: August 2013

Thomas de Beauchamp 11th earl of Warwick KG

Thomas de Beauchamp 11th Earl of Warwick. KG (Carolyn Booths – 20th Great Grand Father) I am a big fan of the de Beauchamps, they live up to all the images I have of the Knights of the Middles ages … Continue reading

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The Carolingians

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“Carolingian” – The meaning of  – medieval Latin ” Karolingi” – An altered form of Old High German – “Karling” meaning “descendent of Charles” derives from the latinised name of Charles Martel – The English female equivalent is Carolyn or … Continue reading

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The Brothers Booth – Archbishops of York

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The social mobility of the Booths was very impressive. It seems they were not just content with their power base as nobles and gentry and felt it should be more balanced by having  members of this already powerful family build … Continue reading

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Guy de Beauchamp – Medieval Celebrity & Royal Intrigue

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He had the elegant name, was one of the richest men of his time,  was possibly the second greatest knight in English history, was the 10th Earl of Warwick, a highly decorated & rewarded noble,  he was a descendant of … Continue reading

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Mr Booth takes a very expensive wee wee.

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George Booth ( 2nd Earl Of Warrington) Solid Silver Chamber pot sells at Auction for £10,450 in London in 1984. This silver chamber pot above, weighs just over 1kg and is 7” or 18cm in Diameter with engraved  Booth Coat … Continue reading

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