There are a few hardy trees along the road that climbs Kirkstone Pass.
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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 leader of the Liberal party served as Prime Minister from 1908-1916
His second wife, Margaret, was a famous political hostess
He was ousted from office in favour of Lloyd George!
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
This weak-willed king was married to Margaret of Anjou
He suffered from fits of mental illness
He was followed to the throne by Edward IV