Saturday, November 26, 2022



"Sir Simon Towneley, musicologist, bibliophile and popular landowner from a Lancashire Catholic recusant family – obituary," Telegraph (November 25, 2022):
His son Peregrine's eulogy for the funeral Mass ended: "He died fortified by the rites of the Holy Church, and a partridge and a bottle of champagne."
Hat tip: Eric Thomson.

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