The western slopes of Honister Pass lead down a lovely narrow valley towards Buttermere.
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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 >>
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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
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Death of Elizabeth I
Elizabeth's death at Richmond Palace led to the succession of James VI of Scotland as James I of England
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He followed Elizabeth I to the English throne
He was the father of Charles I