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The Time of Silence By Seraphim Newman-Norton
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The Catholic Apostolic Church, commonly though erroneously called Irvingites, was an extraordinary nineteenth-century religious movement arising out of the political and social upheaval wrought by... More > the French Revolution. Although a number of studies have appeared in the past few decades, Seraphim Newman-Norton’s “The Time of Silence” is unique in providing a detailed and sympathetic account of the events following the death of its last apostle, Francis Valentine Woodhouse, in 1901 through to the death of the last priest in 1971. Originally published in a very limited edition in 1974, this fourth edition is extensively revised and provided with historic illustrations.< Less
The Terrible Tale of Ex-Monk Widdows By Seraphim Newman-Norton
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In these days of general tolerance and ecumenism, strident comments and robust criticism of another’s religion is not only considered at the best, uncharitable but at the worst, fanatical.... More > However, it was not always so and for many of our ancestors anti-Catholic sentiments were synonymous with patriotism. This is the biography of a long forgotten Protestant polemicist, known as Ex-Monk Widdows. Although he was a convicted sex-offender, a notorious liar and perfectly happy to exploit the religious prejudices of his times he was able for many years to sustain his masquerade as a victim of religious bigotry whilst himself peddling an odious intolerance, surely speaks eloquently not only of his own gifts of dissimulation in exploiting the credulity of narrow and mean-minded followers but also of a religious climate where sectarianism was endemic and charity absent. His is, at the very least, a cautionary tale.< Less
The Terrible Tale of Ex-Monk Widdows By Seraphim Newman-Norton
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In these days of general tolerance and ecumenism, strident comments and robust criticism of another’s religion is not only considered at the best, uncharitable but at the worst, fanatical.... More > However, it was not always so and for many of our ancestors anti-Catholic sentiments were synonymous with patriotism. This is the biography of a long forgotten Protestant polemicist, known as Ex-Monk Widdows. Although he was a convicted sex-offender, a notorious liar and perfectly happy to exploit the religious prejudices of his times he was able for many years to sustain his masquerade as a victim of religious bigotry whilst himself peddling an odious intolerance, surely speaks eloquently not only of his own gifts of dissimulation in exploiting the credulity of narrow and mean-minded followers but also of a religious climate where sectarianism was endemic and charity absent. His is, at the very least, a cautionary tale.< Less
From Sylvan Surrey to Babylon By Seraphim Newman-Norton
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The story of nations is composed of millions of personal family histories and this is the story of one family’s journey over four centuries, tracing it from Dorking and Epsom in sylvan Surrey... More > to its eventual settlement in teeming, nineteenth century Southwark and London, likened by Disraeli to a “modern Babylon.” The family produced a colourful cavalcade of gentlemen-gardeners, builders, blacksmiths, cardmakers, court & bank officials, paupers, clergy, soldiers, sailors and grocers. Straddling the nineteenth century is the remarkable figure of Joseph Potter (1769-1855), mariner, parish beadle and pensioner at Greenwich Hospital, who left a vivid autobiography for the instruction of his Newman descendants.< Less
Norton Pedigree Tables, Volume I By Seraphim Newman-Norton
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This volume records pedigree tables of the family of Stephen Norton of the Manor of Norton, the celebrated Kentish bell-founder, who died about 1400 until the expiry of the direct male line in 1797... More > as well as their heirs, the Bradbury family who assumed the Norton surname. It draws heavily on early wills and other legal documents as well as parish registers. Additional chapters and appendices detaile the rise and fall of the family fortunes and the career of the regicide, Sir Gregory Norton.< Less
Norton Pedigree Tables, Volume II By Seraphim Newman-Norton
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Some five hundered descendants of William Norton (born circa 1565) of Egerton, Kent, to the present day are carefully recorded along with introductory essays on the family genetic history, probable... More > origins, along with appendices dealing with specific genealogical problems, family heraldry and an album of rare family photos, is one of a series of projected text books for those studying the Norton family of East Kent.< Less