Friday, 23 December 2011


Eustace Folville
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eustace Folville (died 1346) was the leader of a robber band active in Leicestershire and Derbyshire in the first half of the 14th century. With four of his younger brothers, he was responsible for two of the most notorious crimes of early 14th century England: no mean achievement, considering the same period saw Richard of Pudlicott ransack the royal treasury, and Adam the Leper seize the port of Bristol.


Apparently I'm related to this chap. It would seem my family comes from a long line of cutthroats. Nice.

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