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The remains of Mangerton Tower (belonged to the Armstrongs) by Walter Baxter - "...once one of the most feared places on the Border. Within its thick walls, the Liddesdale reiving perfected their tactics. Hostages were held for ransom. Fm it raiding parties harried as far as Redesdale and Tynedale. Troublemakers swarmed to it, some for protection of the Godfather..." fm "The Border Line," p.71, by Eric Robson

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The Castles of Snowdonia, North Wales


The Story We Carry in Our Bones: Irish History for Americans (Hardcover)

More than forty million Americans claim Irish ancestry. This lively book explains how and why they got to the U.S. and shows how their history made them who they are. From prehistoric Ireland to Irish