The peaks and fells of the western Lake District recee into the distance from the top of Carney Fell.
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17th Century Orton Hall
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The 'rough wooing' described what action by Henry VIII?
The date was 1544-5
It followed the failure of attempts to marry Henry's son Edward to Mary, Queen of Scots
17 October, 1346
Battle of Neville's Cross
Invading Scots under David II are defeated near Durham. David is captured, his nephew Robert the Steward becomes Regent of Scotland
She was proclaimed queen on 9 July, 1553
She ruled for only 9 days
She was executed at the Tower of London