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DEVON AND CORNWALL LEADERS  (Ref 065) First   published   in   1895   this   book   gives   details   of   the   great   and   good   of   both   Devon   and Cornwall . Over fifty detailed biographies from Lord Clifford of Chudleigh to John Cave New. A   really   useful   publication   for   those   who   have   an   interest   in   the   history   of   both   these counties. Also   included   on   this   CD   is   “Who's   Who   in   Devon”   with   almost   three   hundred   pages   of biographies. £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
DRAKE - THE SEA-KING OF DEVON (Ref 070) by George M. Towle For   those   who   want   an   easy   history   of   the   life   of   Sir   Francis   Drake   this   CD   is   for   you. Published   in   1883   as   part   of   the   “Young   Folks'   Heroes   of   History”   series   one   should   not be misled by the title of this series. It    is    a    well    written    book    that    charts    the    life    of    Drake    in    an    easy    to    read    and understandable   format   that   makes   history   fun.   If   all   history   books   were   written   like   this far more would take an interest in their own past £4.00 including UK Postage       £5.50 including Overseas Postage
THE NOTE-BOOK OF TRISTRAM RISDON 1608 - 1628 (Ref 086) Transcribed and Edited by James Dallas F.L.S and Henry G. Porter (Devon Genealogical, Heraldic and Local History Interest) Between   1608   and   1628   Tristram   Risdon   compiled   notes   relating   to   various   high   ranking families   in   Devon,   starting   from   the   fourteenth   century   to   the   sixteenth   century.   These   notes lay   in   the   Cathedral   Library   at   Exeter   until   they   were   transcribed   and   published   in   1897. Subjects include General Armory [of Devon families] Feudal Baronies of Devon and their Holders, Knights Distinguished Men of Devon to name a few. There   are   also   chapters   on   Barons   and   Knights   for   Cornwall   Dorset   and   Wiltshire   as   well   as Knights   of   Somerset   and   Tenants   of   lands   and   Manors   of   England   circa   1327   to   1540.Over 300   pages   containing   heraldic   and   biographical   information   relating   to   various   families   and individuals. As   these   are   transcripts   some   are   in   Latin   but   most   can   be   translated   fairly   easily and   with   the   help   of   a   basic   Latin   dictionary   (if   needed)   should   present   no   problems.   This   is an   invaluable   publication   for   anyone   who   has   a   Devon   family   or   a   historical   interest   in   the county of Devon, containing a lot of information that is difficult to find elsewhere.   £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
THE PRACTICE OF THE SHERIFF'S COURT  IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON  by George Blaxland Rogers (Ref 053) Published   in   1824   this   book   gives   a   collection   of   the   most   modern   forms   of   precedents for   the   practice   on   the   Sheriffs   Court.   In   his   preface   the   states   that   he   “is   not   without   a hope,   that   something   may   be   found   useful   in   them   in   prosecuting   of   defending   a   Suit   in the   Sheriff'   Court”.Obviously   when   it   was   published   this   it   was   meant   for   the   profession, however   for   anyone   who   has   an   interest   in   the   history   of   the   Sheriff's   Court   and   how   it functioned this is an invaluable publication. £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
FOLK RHYMES OF DEVON  (Ref 072) by William Crossing Anyone   who   has   the   slightest   interest   in   the   county   of   Devon   and   its   past   will   be   familiar with   the   name   of   William   Crossing.In   this   book   he   explores   the   stories   and   folk   legends of this county. Included in this publication are the stories of Childe the Hunter The Law of Lydford Old Devon Families The Wife of Three Husbands, Superstitions and many, many more. £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
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