The falls at Stanley Ghyll. From here paths lead along the River Esk in both directions.
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The 'rough wooing' described what action by Henry VIII?
The date was 1544-5
It followed the failure of attempts to marry Henry's son Edward to Mary, Queen of Scots
23 October, 1642
Battle of Edgehill
First serious battle of the Civil War, Prince Rupert defeats Parliamentary forces led by Earl of Essex
Daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise
Her second husband, Lord Darnley, was murdered, possibly with her knowledge
She was executed by order of Elizabeth I