Robert Walpole, Britain’s First Prime Minister

He was one of Britain's most celebrated, and most honored statesman.  He is considered to be the first Prime Minister of Great Britain.  He was a Knight of the Garter, Knight of the Bath, a member of the Privy Council, and was eventually given the title of 1st Earl of Orford.  It also appears that …

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Welcome to the Jernigan Journal!

"The Jernigan Journal" - yes, I thought that was catchy name... So, what is the Jernigan Journal all about?  Well, it is intended to serve several purposes.  But first, a brief history about how and why I am writing about the surname "Jernigan." It all started a few years ago when, after a lull of many …

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