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Walter Booth – Lay Reader

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Walter Booth was born in 1867 , the 4th son born to James and Sarah (Cutmore) Booth Of Edensor, Barraba NSW.  He was a tall man for his time at 5ft 11″. Walter was a farmer and Lay Reader – … Continue reading

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Booth’s Uprising – 1659

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Booth’s Uprising – 1659 During the uncertainty that followed the resignation of Richard Cromwell and the ending of the Protectorate in 1659, a new Royalist conspiracy to overthrow the republican government of England was formulated. In March 1659, warrants were … Continue reading

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The Last Countess – Lady Mary Booth

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Lady Mary Booth                                                b.1704 – d.1772. (3rd Cousin 6 x removed to Carolyn Booth) The last of the Booths of Dunham Massey and sadly the last of this noble dynasty that had lasted for more than 500 years. … Continue reading

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Fulk V – The King Maker

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Fulk V, Count of Anjou – King of Jerusalem – Knights Templar – father of Baldwin lll and Amalric l Kings of Jerusalem, father of Geoffrey V Count of Anjou ( Plantagenet ) Consort of England – and Grandfather of … Continue reading

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Empress Matilda – First Queen of England

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Empress Matilda (Born c. 7 February 1102 – 10 September 1167), also known as Matilda of England or Maude, was the daughter and heir of King Henry I of England. Matilda and her younger brother, William Adelin, were the only … Continue reading

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We just love the Vikings,

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Carolyn Booth is a Viking Descendant, which I am very excited about since I have been a huge fan of the Vikings since I was a small boy. Now I am married to a Viking… very cool. 10 Things You … Continue reading

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Anne of Kiev – Queen Consort of France

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Anna Yaroslavna or Anne of Kiev (between 1024 and 1032 – 1075) – daughter of Yaroslav I the Wise, and Saint Ingegerd Olofsdotter,  both descendants of VIKINGS. (29th Great Grandmother of Carolyn Booth) – (de Montfort Line continued) She became … Continue reading

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