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It is reputed that Purkis who recovered the king's body lived in a cottage that is now the "sir john barleycorn" pub at cadnam

Strolling Guide

Hmm. Doesn't do to let facts get in the way of a good ghost story. Next thing you'll be telling me ghosts don't exist.


Kate, good reply. Got interested in this from

Kate Pearson

. . . except that Walter Tirel/Tyrrel/Tyrrell was NOT caught, he escaped to France, crossing the Avon and what is now called Tyrell's Ford . . . .

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