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 >>
This national celebration marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation
Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837 and the festical took place in 1897
There was a Golden Jubilee ten years earlier in 1887
24 March, 1603
Death of Elizabeth I
Elizabeth's death at Richmond Palace led to the succession of James VI of Scotland as James I of England
The eldest son of Queen Victoria, he ruled after her death in 1901
He was married to Alexandra of Denmark
He was known for his pleasure-loving approach to life
The School House
This detached character property in Dacre near Ullswater sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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