Category Archives: Ancient History

THE FAMILY NAMED LAWTON

Author: Leo Lawton Ye Olde England During the eighth century before the birthing of the Christ Child the Celts began battling, marauding, and settling on the verdant shores of the eastern and southern areas of the large island located off

A History of Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England

Author: Leo Lawton The Saxon, Ailwin Niger, in 998 granted a manor to the monks of Ramsey Abbey, Huntingdonshire. A church was built by the monks, and the manor continued in their care until the monasteries were dissolved during the

Olde England Information

Written by: Leo Lawton (King Edward I) In the year 1042 Edward I was installed on the throne of England. For about a century most kings had ruled through a minister rather than directly, and so it was with Edward