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O/T Family history
Discussion started by tigerburnie , 30 July, 2020 13:21
O/T Family history
tigerburnie 30 July, 2020 13:21
My daughter treated me to a subscription to a well know site to trace your history, one arm goes back a very long way and I found a "Sir" or two which was nice........................however the castle(which is now a ruin but still standing) is in Gloucestershire, that means I have some shed head blood coursing through my veins............arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

Re: O/T Family history
Tigersfan1 30 July, 2020 13:43
Commiserations...just quietly let it lie!

(Sm108)(Sm14)

Re: O/T Family history
RushdenTiger (KT at work) 30 July, 2020 14:05
So you own a ruined castle.

I would have thought that there was money to be made in that especially in light of all those tourist staying at home.

Re: O/T Family history
johnthegrif 30 July, 2020 14:17
No he doesn't own it but the local council now know where to send the bill for property repairs and of course rates.

Re: O/T Family history
Brownian Motion 30 July, 2020 14:20
Just tell anyone who asks it's in Wales, or Herefordshire...

Re: O/T Family history
Stopsy 30 July, 2020 14:29
Castle Grim perchance? Lord Burnie of Gloucestershire

Re: O/T Family history
IDLETIMES 30 July, 2020 14:34
Mg mother's ancestry is Welsh and my dads is Scottish, some loose connection with the MacDonalds

Re: O/T Family history
Tiggs 30 July, 2020 15:45
What Big Mac's ?



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Re: O/T Family history
Brownian Motion 30 July, 2020 18:08
Idle seems more like a quarter pounder with cheese kinda guy.

Re: O/T Family history
RushdenTiger (KT at work) 30 July, 2020 19:13
No he's a quadruple Big Mac. He's got so many layers to his life.

Re: O/T Family history
Stopsy 30 July, 2020 19:18
Id add that he also lives that with relish

Re: O/T Family history
tigerburnie 30 July, 2020 20:12
False alarm lads 'n' lasses, he was born in Glaws, but the ruin is actually in Shropshire.............phew.

Re: O/T Family history
Yorkie 30 July, 2020 20:34
Quote:
RushdenTiger (KT at work)
So you own a ruined castle.
I would have thought that there was money to be made in that especially in light of all those tourist staying at home.

BEWARE

Rushden is looking for a new site in which to expand his tea rooms!



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Re: O/T Family history
Stopsy 30 July, 2020 20:34
Hold on! My brother now owns Shropshire having sold a 2 up 2 down in Walthamstow Village.... are you his liege man?

Re: O/T Family history
Brownian Motion 31 July, 2020 08:59
Quote:
tigerburnie
False alarm lads 'n' lasses, he was born in Glaws, but the ruin is actually in Shropshire.............phew.

A fine county, as long as it's not in Telford.

Re: O/T Family history
tigerburnie 31 July, 2020 16:20
It gets better(or possibly worse) one of the Knights took a Welsh wife, the daughter of Owain Glendower, forget Lord of Castle Grim, I might be chucking Liz and Phil out of Windsor........................................(that's assuming neither me nor the programmer of this site hasn't mucked up somewhere) I am a somewhat obscure but direct descendent of King Henry 111 and my uncle is Simon DeMonfort Earl of Leicester(do I get free tickets?)

Re: O/T Family history
IDLETIMES 31 July, 2020 17:44
You wouldn't want to end up like your uncle though, the king ordered his digits, including his privy member to be removed one by one, had him hung drawn and quartered and sent his head off in a box as a present to Simon's wife.

Re: O/T Family history
johnthegrif 01 August, 2020 12:02
Fair enough he was a Saints supporter.

Re: O/T Family history
Roger 01 August, 2020 22:38
So what family are we talking of here as my namesake killed Simon de Montfort at Evesham and ended up being hung, drawn and quartered.

Re: O/T Family history
RushdenTiger (KT at work) 02 August, 2020 10:07
Back in the day Henry 3 had his eye on Sicily. Just think oh but for the fate of history you could have owned your own Italian island.

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