General Gatacre

General Gatacre

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"[...]at Mildenhall, in Suffolk, and has always spelt the name Gataker. Though there has never failed a male heir to the senior line, this is the only cadet branch that has survived. [8] See quotation by A. C. Hare, from Thomas Fuller, 1662. The house inhabited by this ancient family was a unique survival of very early times.[9] Where we should now use iron girders our ancestors used oak-trees; they erected them upside-down, so that the roots made arches on which to lay the roof. Large stones were hewn to fill in the walls, and in this particular[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 322g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150755737X
  • 9781507557372