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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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Charles James Booth

Charles James Booth – famous for his Booth Steamship Company and the Alfred Booth & Co.  Empire. His tireless work in England for poverty reform and his philanthropy brought about amazing change for the poor and underpriviliged classes. He was … 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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