The morning sun ligfhts the distant fells beyond Lake Buttermere. Taken from Crag Wood, on the northern shore of the lake.
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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 >>
This Benedictine monk and scholar succeeded Lanfranc as Archbishop of Canterbury in 1093
He was exiled by William II but recalled by Henry I, who then exiled him again
His feast day is 21 August
23 March, 1743
First English performance of Handel's Messiah
During the performance at Covent Garden, George II started the tradition of standing for the 'Hallelujah Chorus'
This king married Anne of Bohemia when they were both 15
He later married Isabella of Valois, aged 7
His successor was Henry IV