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Hitories & Mysteries: “I am not indeed the man I said I was.” Perkin Warbeck and the Siege of Exeter Members Public

Perkin Warbeck in the pillory1497 was a turbulent year in the South West. June had seen the Cornish Rebellion against new taxes being levied by Henry VII, while September and October saw a short, unexpected siege on the city of Exeter, followed by a month-long visit from Henry himself. Both

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Folkmoor: Y is for… Yar Tor Members Public

© Chris SavilleBack in the summer, I wrote about Dartmoor’s famous Lych Way and the Coffin Stone that can be found on the slopes of Yartor Down. That is not the only interesting artefact in the area, however; the slopes of Yar Tor and nearby Corndon Tor and Corndown Down

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Historie and Mysteries: The Tragedy of Frozen Charlotte Members Public

I was about eight years old, digging away happily in a flowerbed in our back garden in Exeter, ‘helping’ with the weeding. The sunlight caught something in the dirt and I carefully dug around the object to see what it was. It turned out to be a tiny white china

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