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The Story of Pocahontas

#pocahontas #thecoloursofthewind #thehistoryofpocahontas #thebiographyofpocahontas #pocahontasstory #pocahontasbiography Pocahontas | The Colours of the Wind | The History of and Biography of Pocahontas “All must die. But ‘tis enough that my child liveth.” It is believed that Those words, were the last that were spoken by Pocahontas as she lay on her death bed in Gravesend, Kent …

A Beautiful Piece of Storytelling

A beautiful piece of story telling. The Murder of Maid Marian, is the eighth story in my collected works for Halloween. This is not a terrifying story, it is actually very sad and beautifully told. If you like a bedtime story, this is perfect for you. The tragic element of this tale, is the nature …

Ghost Story – The Restless Spirit of Thomas Baker of Melbury Bubb

In 1694, along, what is now known as murderers lane – Thomas Baker of Melbury Bubb my ancestor twice (maternal and paternal) was murdered by two robbers. Thomas died where he fell. His restless soul still haunts the lane where he died. This story is a Dorset favourite and one of the county’s best known. …

Murder on Bubb Down Hill

Roger Guttridge tells the story behind Murderers’ Lane and its sequels Published on February ’20 Below is a link to the article written by Roger Gutteridge, and published in the Dorset Life Magazine Murder on Bubb Down Hill Stephen and Yhana is the official You Tube channel for the author’s blogs and websites (Stephen Robert …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mrs Mary Plaskett (1739 – 1827)

Mrs Mary Plaskett 1739 – 1827 By Stephen and Yhana is the official You Tube channel for the author’s blogs and websites (Stephen Robert Kuta), a shared adventure with his daughter.Featuring: Days Out in the UK / History / Genealogy / Virtual Walks / Virtual Cycling / Travel and so much more. Feel free to …