The soil you see is not ordinary soil, its Scottish soil, it is the dust of the blood, the flesh and the bones of my ancestors. 569 more words
During the late 1570’s through to the 1580’s, England began preparing for possible war with the likes of Spain.
Some of the records of the muster rolls made for preparation of these likely wars are still available for this period, and it’s an interesting insight into how many of our ancestors were expected to take up arms in the name of England and of Queen Elizabeth I. 290 more words
Gentleman of Capel
(1642 – 1694)
Court: Surrey Archdeaconry Court
Will of John Risbridger – 14 September 1631
Repository: London Metropolitan Archives and Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, Clerkenwell, London, England; Reference Number: 364 more words