All Saints Church -Nunney, Somerset: Here lie the tombs of the Lords of Nunney: Delameres, Paulets and Praters. These families intermarried over the years, being part of the Catholic minority after the establishment of the Church of England by Henry VIII. The church itself was built in the 13th century, although it stands on remains of an older Saxon church.

All Saints Church -Nunney, Somerset: Here lie the tombs of the Lords of Nunney: Delameres, Paulets and Praters. These families intermarried over the years, being part of the Catholic minority after the establishment of the Church of England by Henry VIII. The church itself was built in the 13th century, although it stands on remains of an older Saxon church.

Nunney Church, one of the most adorable little towns ever.

Nunney Church, one of the most adorable little towns ever.

Latton, Wiltshire: St.John the Baptist Church: PRATER- George Prater (c. 1516-1564) and his wife Jane (Plott) Prater (c. 1515-1587) are buried here at St. John The Baptist Church in Latton. Their tomb is under the beneath the 7th aisle of the church. The church itself dates from the 12th century.

Latton, Wiltshire: St.John the Baptist Church: PRATER- George Prater (c. 1516-1564) and his wife Jane (Plott) Prater (c. 1515-1587) are buried here at St. John The Baptist Church in Latton. Their tomb is under the beneath the 7th aisle of the church. The church itself dates from the 12th century.

This castle was built in the 1370s..oh and it is in England. My Prater/Prather ancestors owned and lived here in the 16th century.  They were guards.  The name Prater is of Roman origins.  Putting two and two together, the possibility that they got the name from the Praetorian Guard is a good guess, I'm thinking.

This castle was built in the 1370s..oh and it is in England. My Prater/Prather ancestors owned and lived here in the 16th century. They were guards. The name Prater is of Roman origins. Putting two and two together, the possibility that they got the name from the Praetorian Guard is a good guess, I'm thinking.

Nunney, Somerset: Nunney Castle: Built in the late 14th century by Sir John Delamere, it eventually passed to the Paulet and Prater families. The castle was redeveloped in the second half of the 16th century, probably by the Praters: the windows were enlarged; a grand staircase was built; a Catholic altar was installed, and a revetment was built around the inside of the moat. The Prater family stayed in possession of the castle until it was lost to Cromwell in 1645 during the English Civil…

Nunney, Somerset: Nunney Castle: Built in the late 14th century by Sir John Delamere, it eventually passed to the Paulet and Prater families. The castle was redeveloped in the second half of the 16th century, probably by the Praters: the windows were enlarged; a grand staircase was built; a Catholic altar was installed, and a revetment was built around the inside of the moat. The Prater family stayed in possession of the castle until it was lost to Cromwell in 1645 during the English Civil…

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