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Who the hell do I think I am?

A couple of years ago I spent some time staring at a screen, scrawling and trawling through endless digital alleyways trying to piece together the story of the Ps. My family. As luck would have it, I have a reasonably unusual surname and as a consequence following a family trail, once I’d fixed on it,… Continue reading Who the hell do I think I am?

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The History of the P’s Pt. 1 – A Norman called Roger

The Normans were a pretty mean bunch back in the 11th century. If you got in the way they tended to kick your ass, as King Harold found out to his great cost at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. After all, he didn’t see the point – and lost his kingdom. Amongst these marauding… Continue reading The History of the P’s Pt. 1 – A Norman called Roger