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    It’s the year 1649 in the home of  Monsieur Laurens Hamptonne,  meet the Goodwyf, who looks after the house of her master and Laurens Hamptonne himself who will tell you stories of life in St Lawrence, Jersey and the Channel Islands during the English Civil War.

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    Hamptonne Country Life Museum

    Bouonnefemme  (Goodwyf)

    10am to 4pm

    Meet the Bouonnefemme of Hamptonne, who looks after the house of her master, Jurat Laurens Hamptonne in the year 1660.  She is very respectful of her employer who is a well educated and important man, however this doesn’t prevent her from spreading the odd bit of gossip from the Parish of St Lawrence.  The Bouonnefemme will tell you all about Hamptonne’s royal connections and give your an insight into her day to day life, including cooking on the open fire.

    The Bouonnefemme is not at Hamptonne every day, so to avoid disappointment please call +44 (0) 1534 863 955