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Re: Sir Percy Blakeney
Posted by: Clive Blakeney (ID *****6815) Date: March 17, 2009 at 13:42:32
In Reply to: Re: Sir Percy Blakeney by Ann Blakeney of 677

It is seven years since you posted this and I am sure that you have discovered the book by now and know that it was 1792. But I just had to say that I grew up in London (I am over here to go to university in South Carolina) and as an Englishman and a Blakeney, I have always believed that there was more than a kernel of truth to the story of Sir Percy Blakeney, the Scarlet Pimpernel. I believe that there really was a Blakeney involved in rescuing aristos from the Reign of Terror in 1792.


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