We all want to be clever. We all want to be quick. There's a reason why Sherlock Holmes and Chuck Norris are such well-beloved characters - they handled business with aplomb. I also believe there is something of a hidden... Continue Reading →
For a most excellent overview of the Magna Carta (it's purpose, history, etc.), I highly recommend the intellectually curious and otherwise historically underprepared (like me) to go over to The Kindred Connection and read this genealogy-related post: The Magna Carta... Continue Reading →
There are certain moments in every genealogy journey that carve themselves into the memory like nothing else. The first name you recognize from history. The first individual you come across who's description reads "this person may or may not have... Continue Reading →
My 17-generations-back great-grandfather killed Richard III, and I have a lot of feelings about it.