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is that when you have something wrong its there for all the world to see. I was writing up the history of Bishop Robert Blythe and realised that the reason I can't find who these cousins of his are in relation to the other Blythe Bishops is that they are not related at all. Robert Blythe is actually from Lincolnshire not Derbyshire at all. Someone did a bit of cobbling Robert to the Norton tree and when I started looking deeper I realised. In Abbey documents he is referred to as Robert Moulton and in his will he leaves money to Moulton in Holland church in Lincolnshire. He is Robert Blythe but when he became a monk he took the name of the place he was born, so he became Robert Moulton. I've written a disclaimer several places and eddited my blogg but it is going to go round the internet for centuries now I suppose.
 

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Just goes to prove you always have to check your sources.

I have 2 interesting Biographies to write about that I know I have got them right. Captain William Blythe who built the last big extension of Bishops House and his grandson Samuel Blythe a Unitarian preacher.

But another I'm not sure of is Captain Richard Blythe the discover of Baffin Bay. There is a lot about his life but not much about his family. I would love to nail that one.
 

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