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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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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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