Wise Woman's Telling

The Wildside editions of the Morgan le Fay Series are now available as Google ebooks.


On the family history side:
I have now added the SOUTHCOMBE family to my SAMPSON tree.
In the mid-1500s Robert Southcombe of Mariansleigh married Ellynour Cruwys. She is my “gateway ancestor”. She was the daughter of the lord of the manor of Cruwys Morchard; so her ancestors have pedigrees going back, in some cases, to the Norman Conquest. Robert’s own ancestry goes back another century, with a link to the murder of the lawyer Nicholas Radford by the son of the Earl of Devon.


I am also a keen family historian. I am researching my own family history, mostly in Devon and Kent, and my husband Jack Priestley’s ancestors, mainly in Lancashire and Yorkshire. Some lines go back more than 30 generations, from paupers to lords of the manor. I even know the village in Normandy one of my ancestors came from.



I am currently working on a book about the first English saints.