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Sir Alured Wharton was a baronet, with a handsome old family place on the Wye, in Hertfordshire, whose forefathers had been baronets since baronets were first created, and whose earlier forefathers had lived at Wharton Hall much before that time.
And what of Usk and Wye and Teme and Clun, which the Marchmen must cross?
They had climbed swiftly from the Wye Valley at Litton Mill through the trees that lined the old railway, then out on to the bare hillside where even sheep preferred not to scramble among the limestone outcroppings.
Towards the end of the 11th century, when the tide of Norman invasion swept upwards along the Wye valley, the district became a lordship marcher annexed to that of Brecknock, but was again severed from it on the death of William de Breos, when his daughter Matilda brought it to her husband, Roger Mortimer of Wigmore.
He was followed quickly by Margaret, Jassy, and Perkin Wye, returning with a big, stolid man from the stables, Cob of Linton, slow in his wits but strong.
But Quentin had taken up his position on the left wing of the search party, along with Panax and the Elven Hunters Kian, Wye, and Rusten, and watched as an unaccompanied Walker made his way cautiously ahead.
Kian, Wye, Panax, and even the Rindge, who had not fled as Tamis had feared.
He was charmed with the scenery and solitude about Rhyaider Gowy, in Radnorshire, which lies amidst romantic mountains, and in immediate vicinity to a cataract of the Wye.
And beyond that over the Dinedor Hills to Hereford and the great cathedral there with the Mappa Mundi the map of the known world when the world was young and then on again following the River Wye through Sugwas Pool, Bridge Sollers, Mansell Gamage to Moccas and Bredwardine and finally to Hay-on-Wye and the little town of bookshops.
What matters is that you understand that Aphasia Wye is coming with you.