The Visitations of the County of Somerset, in the Years 1531 and 1573, Together with Additional Pedigrees, Chiefly from the Visitation of 1591

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Page vii - not too much to say that they cannot be relied upon beyond the grandfather of the "Armiger" who was cited to the Visitation; but when all is said, they still remain a valuable (and sometimes the only) clue to a gentle family, whose name now
Page vii - of the beautiful West of England, that I now commend my book to a Public, both in England and America, which is daily becoming fonder and fonder of genealogical studies.
Page vii - It is with the hope of rescuing some forgotten names, and of adding something to the
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