The first Eddystone Lighthouse was destroyed in the Great Storm of Nov. 26, 1703…
Henry Roberts, 1761 - Winstanley’s Lighthouse at the Eddystone - engraving; “The Pictorial Gallery of Arts” - Charles Knight & Co, 22 Ludgate Street, London.
"Me father was the keeper of the Eddystone LightAnd he slept with a mermaid one fine nightFrom this union there came three;A porpoise and a porgy and the other was me!
Yo ho ho, the wind blows free,Oh for the life on the rolling sea!”

The first Eddystone Lighthouse was destroyed in the Great Storm of Nov. 26, 1703…

Henry Roberts, 1761 - Winstanley’s Lighthouse at the Eddystone - engraving; “The Pictorial Gallery of Arts” - Charles Knight & Co, 22 Ludgate Street, London.

"Me father was the keeper of the Eddystone Light
And he slept with a mermaid one fine night
From this union there came three;
A porpoise and a porgy and the other was me!

Yo ho ho, the wind blows free,
Oh for the life on the rolling sea!”

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