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Demosthenes forbears to amplify.
Arrayed in their striking robes they have once again taken up the duties of their illustrious forbears.
Like most of this community, his own forbears had origins in Latvia and Lithuania.
Like their wild forbears, they still show a great love for climbing trees and are quite adept at it, rarely needing assistance getting down.
But it was his marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine, two years before his accession to the English throne, which gave him the right to dream of greatness such as his Norman forbears had never enjoyed.