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TV celeb shocked at slave-owning ancestor

The host of the BBC’s sports show, ‘Football Focus’,  has spoken of her shock at learning that her Jamaican ancestor owned 26 slaves on a huge plantation.  Robert Francis Coombs, who was a black man, and is a 4 by great grandfather to former Arsenal captain Alex Scott, held people in slavery between 1817 and […]

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