Category Archives: Ancient History

Of Kings & Things

By: Leo Lawton Henry Tudor was born a Welshman in 1457, although he descended from both the Plantagenets and the House of Lancaster. Not yet thirty years of age, he slew King Richard III at the battle of Bosworth Field … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Richard Lawton to Leo Lawton Liniage

1. RICHARD1 LAWTON was born Abt. 1499 in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England, and died Aft. 1542 in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England. He married UNK PURRIER Abt. 1520. She was born in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England, and died in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England. Children of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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