genealogy

Berkeley Hundred and Capt William Tucker

Little did I expect to find such an informative page concerning Jamestown yet I happened to because of following my Tucker links which may (or may not–not certain yet!) go back to Captain William Tucker (b. January 7, 1589 in Egloshayle, a parish of Bodmin, Cornwall near the village of Truro which is often mentioned in the BBC… Continue reading Berkeley Hundred and Capt William Tucker

Battle of Agincourt · English Links · genealogy · Strickland

Battle of Agincourt Oct 25 1415

Since school days I have found the Battle of Agincourt curiously appealing and quite interesting–even more so since my discovery that Thomas de Strickland was in the melee on King Henry V’s side, and that he carried the Banner of St. George, a signal honor. Among Thomas’ men-at-arms were the famous “Kendal Bowmen” and not long after the victory… Continue reading Battle of Agincourt Oct 25 1415

family ties · genealogy · Jamestown Colony · Plymouth Colony · The Mayflower

A Search for Mayflower Links

Have you ever checked out a site listing Mayflower Passengers and their Descendants? Anyone with an interest in American history has probably visited the pages long before yours truly especially since my searches in recent years have focused mainly on Jamestown/e, Colonial Virginia and Maryland, and the Revolutionary War. Genealogy Trails: Mayflower Since I’m just… Continue reading A Search for Mayflower Links