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Saturday, April 25, 2009

1287 :: Sir Roger de Mortimer



On this date in our family history . . . the 25th day of April . . . in the year 1287 . . . Roger de Mortimer is born at Wigmore Castle in Herefordshire, England . . . this English nobleman is currently believed to be an 18th great-grandpa to our Josephine (1842-1899) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog . . .

Lady D. over at despenser.blogspot.com has put together a wonderful three-part series on our Sir Roger de Mortimer (meaning that Sir Roger is "ours" as one of only 65,536 18th great-grandpas of our Josephine) . . . y'all go take a look at Lady D's info . . . it's enjoyable reading . . . IF you like "Medieval bad boys" (Lady D's words) . . .


P.S. . . . the link to the photo referred to in the in the comments has been removed because the image was no longer appearing at that link . . .



2 comments:

Terry said...

What a beautiful photo !
I love the family history tidbit.
Have a great weekend.

Beth Niquette said...

How completely amazing to be able to trace your family so far back. I am envious! (Grin) Lovely photo!

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