The Queen’s Remembrancer

The Exchequer Court is reconstituted every year for the three ancient ceremonies of the “Rendering of the Quit Rents to the Crown” by the City of London at the Royal Courts of Justice.The oldest dates from 1211, where the City pays service for two pieces of land, The Moors near Bridgnorth in Shropshire, for which […]

I learned, as a child, that there was no place that was home. My great-grandfather’s farm was home, but then the Corps of Engineers came along and bought it from him so they could build a reservoir, whose shores never even came near his land. He used the money to build a replacement house in […]