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Working on pre-16th century German genealogy

There are a lot of things going on in this question. I'll try to untangle a few of them. First, the word "ben" is Hebrew for "son of" (see eg https://www.jewishgen.org/infofiles/...
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History of German small town of Angloh?

Technique Generally when you cannot find information on very small or insignificant placenames, you research nearby larger places (because events may apply to a larger area) or the next placename in ...
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How to find Historical Sources for prominent person in 15th Century England?

When you have someone of this kind (Dukes, Duchesses. Earls, Knights....) in your tree then the books Burke’s Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage and Dictionary of National Biography are good places to ...
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How to find Historical Sources for prominent person in 15th Century England?

A search of Google Books can yield fantastic results. Richard de Wydeville married Elizabeth, daughter of John Beldelgate and Mary nee Beauchamp: In the preface of the book cited above, the author, ...
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Medieval (15th and 16th century) records in Spain

Pamplona is in the region of Navarra and so you will need to search for records from this region. Family Search has quite a lot from this time period and is regularly adding more. Spanish records, in ...
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History of German small town of Angloh?

bgwiehle provided a great answer that might help with research for other small places as well. Some additions to Angloh. GOV (an gazetteer) lists Angloh as an “Einöd”. This means by definition just ...
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