A lonely, twisted tree stands in the shadow of the high peaks that rng Crummock Water.
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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 >>
A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity
Mary was executed after being implicated in the plot
The plot was led by Anthony Babington!
14 December, 1542
James V of Scotland dies
James's death at Falkland meant that his infant daughter Mary was named Queen of Scots
This king imprisoned his mother Isabella at Castle Rising
He was only 14 when his father was murdered, probably on his mother's orders
He was married to Philippa of Hainault