LINK TO CLAPPING/ROPE TRADITION – Children of Sailortown such as my Cannaday/Clark ancestors were more than likely to initiate their own entertainment. Clapping songs or a Rope are fulfil basic needs for developmental play: London Pool(Port). 1600 After a short, always treacherous merchant ship trip to Newcastle coal port in the year of our Lord, […]Read More A Mariner sailed the Sea c1620. He was Hugh, my 12th Great Grandfather!
A principle of our inherited Westminster system of government is that Ministers of the Crown receive impartial, fearless advice. CSIRO provides Scientific evidence to guide our policies for making our Commonwealth of Australia a better place, but in recent times the Government has shown a distinct lack of respect for the institution. There is a […]Read More Time travelling via wifi, between The Putney Debates, London (1647) & Canberra Parliament 2016
The English Civil War (1642-49) was not something I learned in my English education between 5 to 14 yrs or 1967-77 in Birmingham. My husband didn’t learn about it during the 1950’s in Leeds.
Was Westminster afraid we would turn against the Status Quo, become rebel rousers?
A SUPERSTITIOUS AGE, encouraged by JAMES V1 Scotland and 1st of ENGLAND. He Wrote and Reigned by Fear and Favour, 1597-1625. In 1597, James published Daemonologie, his rebuttal of Reginald Scot’s skeptical work, The Discoverie of Witchcraft, which questioned the very existence of witches. Daemonologie was an alarmist book, presenting the idea of a vast […]Read More FIXATED on ANCESTOR’S EARLY MODERN LONDON.
8 pence a day – NEW MODEL ARMY Training – 1649 EIGHT WEEKS OF TRAINING AT THE OLD ARTILLERY GROUND WAS THE GREATEST CHALLENGE & TRIUMPH FOR THOMASINE CANNADY WHO HAD DECIDED TO RISK ALL AND JUMP THE WALL TO SIGN UP WITH HER BOYFRIEND. THEY WERE SICK OF HOME, BORED BY THEIR USUAL ROUTINES, […]Read More RED COAT CLARKS