Stone walls and fields near Boot, Eskdale.
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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 >>
Queen Victoria's refusal to dismiss those of her attendants married to Whig politiciians precipitated a constitutional conflict called ...
Robert Peel hoped to force out Victoria's influential ladies of the bedchamber loyal to Lord Melbourne
Victoria eventually gave way and dismissed three of her ladies
15 December, 1711
Occassional Conformity Act
Dissenters are prohibited from holding military or civil office
This monarch was dubbed the Virgin Queen, for she never married
She followed her sister Mary to the throne
One of her favourites was Sir Francis Drake