Miscellenia and Trivia ---

Did you know that George and Millicent Aylesbury supplied large quantities of rose petals to keep King Henry VIII 's bed sweet smelling ?

Did you know that Sir Thomas Aylesbury's son, William, died in 1657 in the West Indies whilst there as part of the expeditionary forces sent by Cromwell ?

Did you know that two Alsbury brothers were executed for piracy in the C18 ?

Did you know that letters written by Walter de Aylesbury about 1300 AD survive to this day ?

Did you know that the ancient grant of arms to the Aylesbury family was under King Edward III - and that the arms are comprised of a silver cross on an azure blue background ?

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