Nay Laird but a Percy

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by TheIronDuke, Nov 30, 2010.

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  1. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    Times is tough and things is hard, and God knows, it is tough for a simple man to make an honest living.

    So, where do you stand?
  2. Just say no to drugs......
  3. Up to our navels in snow!

    By the way are there any Percy's still in Northumberland?
  4. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    Apart from the Duke & Dutchess you mean? Yeah, one or two. Mostly not called Percy. Its a silly name and has too many streets, parks, areas named after it. We mostly call ourselves Smith. Or Arbuthnot. But we're still around the place. Waiting for the call.
  5. Itching to get back to Reiving then?

    OK so long as the name isn't Moat!
  6. Dobro jutro - lud!
  7. Wasn't Percy originally from 'pierce eye'?

    Who were the other Reiver clans? Armstrongs, certainly.
  8. Stonker

    Stonker On ROPs

    I married one of them.

    Not a raver* any more, mores the pity.
    *Unless constantly raving about housework counts?
  9. Northumbrian Reiver families? Charlton, Dodd, Robson, Fenwick, Armstrong, Milburn, names prevalent in North Tynedale and Redesdale to this day.
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