In the third of the four carvings, the bear appears to be fighting the creature that attacked it.
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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 >>
King of Wessex and Mercia from 925, King of England from 926
He successfully invaded Scotland and Wales
He defeated an alliance of Danes and rebellious minor British kings at the Battle of Brunanburh in 937
16 December, 1431
Henry VI crowned King of France
The coronation in Paris is led by Cardinal Beaufort. The expense of this second coronation causes a financial crisis
This king married Elizabeth of York, uniting the houses of York and Lancaster, and ending the Wars of the Roses
He took the throne after defeating Richard III at Bosworth
He was the first Tudor monarch
The School House
This detached character property in Dacre near Ullswater sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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