Historic priory church in a lovely Cumbrian town
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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 >>
The first uniform postal service, introduced by Rowland Hill, began in 1840, and was called the ...
The rate stayed the same until 1918
The first stamp was called the 'penny black'
21 October, 1559
Mary of Guise deposed as Regent of Scotland
Mary, mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, was ousted by the Lords of the Congregation for letting the French fortify Leith
This king lost his baggage in an ill-advised crossing of The Wash
He died shortly afterwards from eating too many peaches
He was buried at Worcester Cathedral
The Coach House
This cottage is located on the edge of the Lake District village of Cartmel and can sleep two people.
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