Blakely Rise has been reconstructed, and the stones have been set in concrete for stability.
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Blakely Rise stone circle
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17th Century Orton Hall
Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>
George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV, was executed by drowning in ...
The liquid was alcoholic
The liquid was called malmsey, a sweet beverage produced originally in Greece and more recently in Madeira
18 October, 1529
Cardinal Wolsey falls from power
Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)
This queen reluctantly put Mary, Queen of Scots to death
She never married
She presided over the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588