Cuffe, Earls of Desart – Ghostly Women and Forgotten Heroes 

Cuffe, Earls of Desart – Ghostly Women and Forgotten Heroes 

This account is dedicated to the memory of my friend John Rogers (1968-2022) who commissioned me to write this story in 2002. John consistently encouraged me when I was unsteady during the early years of my historical odyssey.     Contents 1.The Origins of the Cuffe...
The Paget Family & the Marquess of Anglesey

The Paget Family & the Marquess of Anglesey

During the 1820s, William McClintock Bunbury sailed around the coast of South America as 1st Lieutenant on board HMS Samarang to Captain Charlie Paget (1806-1845), nephew of the 1st Marquess of Anglessy. Also on board was young Leopold McClintock, the future explorer,...