Category: 15th Century

Devon Updated

Tuckers Hall, Exeter, and John, the Fuller It has been estimated that over half the 1759 population of Exeter – then some 4500 people, was supported by the Cloth Industry, which had been important since medieval times. The associated crafts…

Amate Invicem

In Issue 12 of the HFHS Journal, I mentioned that Faith Keymer’ s immaculate transcription of the long Will dated 1579, of Thomas Holdich, gentleman of Ranworth, had unlocked a few secrets regarding relationships of this Norfolk family. As in…

Who are these Devon Holditches?

During 1996, spasmodic researches into the Devon wing of the family, by different members of our Society, became a more concerted effort. But it is the way of family research, that as exciting discoveries are made, new puzzles are thrown…

The Ranworth Antiphoner

An antiphoner is a service book, containing chiefly psalms and short readings from the scriptures, a calendar of church festivals and appropriate forms of worship for those days and antiphons, which are chants to be given out before and after…