My head may be in the clouds but my feet are firmly in beautiful England. I love my daughters of which I have three. I enjoy history especially the medieval period, researching my family history, craft, sewing, art, reading, the very beautiful county of Cornwall and anything about Richard III. I have a website too its..........
Thursday, 12 January 2017
Mohun and De Tracy Family
While researching my medieval family history I have found numerous examples of the loss of reputation, land and wealth - all that has taken one generation to accumulate, taken away by the next. The de Tracy and the Mohun family are just one example. During the reign of King Stephen, the ancestors of William de Tracy, one of the murderers of Thomas Becket, feature in my family history, they benefited from the downfall of my ancestors, the Mohuns.