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~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~ Report 16 Jun 2013 16:35

Just found out today that one of my ancestors was Knighted by Charles 1.....And he was imprisoned in Leeds castle in 1643....He was Sir Robert Filmer, his father being Sir Edward Filmer..... :-D

Jules x

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 16 Jun 2013 16:58

Nice one Jules.
Lovely spot to be imprisoned, although he probably didn't see it that way !

Gwyn

grannyfranny

grannyfranny Report 16 Jun 2013 17:14

That'll be interesting to trace back.

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~ Report 16 Jun 2013 17:21

Have already traced back to 1380!! Roberts grandfathers brother is my 11x gt grandfather!!! :-S It seems that Roberts Father Edward was knighted by Queen Elizabeth 1......

Jules x