Tag Archives: Wenham Barber

Patriarchal terms and conditions – Wills that bridge family politics or the restrictions of law

Two 18th century Wills cast light on either sibling rivalry or on a way to avoid the restrictions of the inheritance laws. Continue reading

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It’s All In The Name

Now there are some seriously odd names around aren’t there? Peaches Geldof, Apple Martin, Princess Tiaamii Andre, Blanket Jackson and Moon Unit. These are all names of celebrity offspring but it’s not just modern-day children who have fallen foul of … Continue reading

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