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On the Trail of . . . Ralph Vaughan Williams (part one)

September 4, 2018

“19 villagers. 3 smallholders. 12 slaves. 1 priest.”   Those were the residents of the lovely Cotswold village of Down Ampney, as recorded in the Domesday Book of 1066.   That priest’s successor (with a switch from priest to vicar after Henry VIII’s say in such matters) was the father of Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958). […]

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