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The King’s Champion – Sir John Dymoke

Born by 1508, first son of Sir Robert Dymoke of Scrivelsby by Anne, dau. and heiress of John Sparrow of London. Educ. ?I. Temple. Married by 1 Apr 1529, Anne, dau. of Sir George Tailboys, de jure 9th Lord Kyme. Suc. family 13 Apr 1544. … Continue reading The King’s Champion – Sir John Dymoke

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Turf and Twig Ceremony

Turf and Twig, otherwise known as "Livery of Seisin", is a ceremony performed in medieval England that effected the transfer of land from one party to another. This practice was brought to the American Colonies and continued until the late 17th century. I first heard … Continue reading Turf and Twig Ceremony