FUN & SEMI-USELESS FACTS Though he never mentioned it in his writings, Gerald Lascelles' paternal gr

Date Created: 26 October 2017

Author: Peter Barry Devers

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FUN & SEMI-USELESS FACTS Though he never mentioned it in his writings, Gerald Lascelles' paternal great-grandfather married the sister of another famous falconer, Sir John Saunders Sebright.

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Ben Long Apparently Sebright's writings about the selective breeding of fighting cocks was some influence on Darwin's theories of the origins of species. Charlie Boterletter Another perhaps interesting fact may well be that ‘The Art of Falconry’ is still practised to date through the same bloodline by M.L.
 

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