Pearl of Tyburn

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Location Maryland, United States
Introduction A bite-sized Catholic cookie, British history nerd, die-hard romanticist, little sister figure, dabbler in Unionist politics, adventurous author, aspiring musician, and international net-worker. She sees herself as something of a latter-day bard, keeping alive the "golden legends" from the "brave old days" through story and song. She draws inspiration from the stories of the saints, especially the 40 Martyrs of England and Wales, and hopes to spend her life sharing the love and truth of Christ.
Interests The Catholic Church, British history and culture, classic movies, playing the penny whistle, singing, reading, writing, collecting Robin Hood memoribila and British/Canadian mugs, plates, tins, coins, etc.
Favorite Movies A Man For All Seasons (Paul Scofield), Don Bosco (Ben Gazzara), The Seven Cities of Gold (Michael Rennie), The Song of Bernadette (Jennifer Jones), The Robe (Richard Burton), Quo Vadis (Robert Taylor), I Confess (Montgomery Clift), Brigadoon (Gene Kelly), The Sound of Music (Julie Andrews), The Adventures of Robin Hood (Errol Flynn), Damn the Defiant (Alec Guiness), Captain Horatio Hornblower (Gregory Peck), El Cid (Charlton Heston), Waterloo (Christopher Plummer), Zulu (Stanley Baker), Lorna Doone (Richard Coyle), Pride and Prejudice (Jennifer Ehle), Sense and Sensibility (Emma Thompson), Amazing Grace (Ioan Gruffudd), Master and Commander (Russell Crowe), The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Elijah Wood), The Chronicles of Narnia Series (Georgie Henley)
Favorite Music Loreena McKennitt, Maddy Prior, Karan Casey, Liam Lawton, Brother Seamus, St. Patrick's Boys, Jenny Oaks Baker, Norland Wind, Capercaillie, Anonymous 4, Revels, The Welsh Guards, The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, George Frederick Handel, Turlough O'Carolan, John Michael Talbot
Favorite Books Edmund Campion by Evelyn Waugh, The Prey of the Priest Catchers by Leo Knowles, Wolfe and Montcalm by Joy Carroll, For God and Glory by Joel Hayward, The Royal Family at War by Theo Aronson, Highlander by Tim Newark, Great Tales of English History Series by Robert Lacey, The Young Royals Series by Carolyn Meyer, Tales of Rowan Hood by Nancy Springer, The Lady Grace Mysteries by various authors, The Cat Royal Series by Julia Golding, Red Wall by Brian Jacques; Occurences During the Late American War by Sgt. Roger Lamb, The Autobiography of a Hunted Priest by Fr. John Gerard, A Bard of Wolfe's Army by Sgt. James Thompson