There are a few hardy trees along the road that climbs Kirkstone Pass.
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This diarist's shorthand writings were first deciphered in 1819, over a century after his death
He served as a naval administrator
His account of the Great Fire of London is one of our best contemporay sources of the event
22 October, 1877
Blantyre mining disaster
The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.
This queen was executed after a long imprisonment by order of Elizabeth I
She was the daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise
Her second husband, Lord Darnley, was murdered, possibly with her knowledge