Happy birthday to us!

October 19, 2017 4 comments

Today is the 10th birthday of this blog. Our very first post, a reprint of an article in a local Leeds newspaper, appeared a decade ago to the day, and can be viewed here. Since then we have published no less than 7,762 posts. If each of those was roughly 500 words in length (a…

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Aristocratic heir disputing father’s will with his widow

October 19, 2017 2 comments

wills and probate

English aristocrat the 9th Earl of Bathurst is embroiled in a dispute over his father’s will with his widowed stepmother. Henry, the 8th Earl of Bathurst, divorced the mother of his three children in 1976. He later remarried and his 89 year-old second wife, Gloria, now carries the title Dowager Countess Bathurst. When Henry died…

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