Category Archives: Darell

‘A notable hyprocrite and a man suspected all his time’: new information about Dr John Langworth

The lack of activity on this site since January reflects the fact that I’d reached something of a dead end in my exploration of the Langworth family and their recusant connections. To date, I’ve been unable to find any evidence … Continue reading

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Francis Langworth (1597 – 1688)

In the last few posts, I’ve been exploring the lives of Mary Langworth and her husband Richard Hawkins, an early seventeenth-century Kent landowner and prominent Catholic recusant. Before that, I wrote extensively about other members of the illustrious Hawkins family, … Continue reading

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Looking for the Langworths

(A version of this post first appeared on my family history site, Past Lives) My exploration of Elizabethan and Jacobean recusancy begins with a network of families, tangentially connected to my own ancestors, living in Kent and Sussex in the late sixteenth … Continue reading

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