Family History

For God’s sake hold your tongue, and let me love

For God’s Sake hold your tongue, and let me love (Biography and Selected Poetry of John Donne Is a new paper/book (Digital only) I have uploaded to Academia.edu and showcases a chapter from the forthcoming book ‘The Devil’s Servant’.  This book holds itself up as a publication on its own but is also an in-depth chapter from …

Semper Fidelis

Semper Fidelis, The Lwów Eaglets

Semper Fidelis is a new publication by author, historian and genealogist Stephen Robert Kuta, and focuses on his Eastern European heritage and the lands known to history as Galicia. The historical content is set during World War One in the city of Lemberg, a city which later became known as Lwów and eventually Lviv. Lwów …

An Artificial Apology

The following work is a ballad written in 1540 by William Graye titled ‘An Artificial Apology’, this is a religious piece and an attack on Thomas Smith (1513 – 1577), regarding the reformation Catholics vs Protestants. This is Ballad #11 of 12 known as the Cromwell Ballads. The work is notably important in regards to …

Kuta of Komarno – House of Kuta

Births and Baptisms for Kuta of Komarno 1870 – 1890 Via my blog http://www.houseofkuta.com (dedicated to the research of my family name) #kuta #genealogy #familyhistory #komarno #poland #polska #ukraine http://houseofkuta.com/kuta-of-komarno/

Raczyński

Recently I have been looking into the surname Raczyński, My great-grandmother was Katarzyna Raczyńska wife of Michal Kuta. The family resided in Katarynice, Lwów Voivodeship, Poland. An area of land that exchanged hands during times of War many times. As of 1939 the area became known as L’vivs’ka oblast, Ukraine. Before 1918 it was a part of the …

Writing about your Ancestors

I have been writing about my Ancestors now for a few years, namely by publishing short stories of their lives on my family history blog. Only recently have I decided to bring their lives to print and create their story simply from the fabric of history and the records they appear in. There are lots …