The church at Ulpha, which stands just above the River Duddon. The location is utterly superb.
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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 battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army
The battle took place on the Berkshire Downs
The Saxons under Alfred were victorious, but then suffered a string of defeats
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 immortalized by Edmund Spenser in his 'Faerie Queene'
Her father was Henry VIII
She presided over the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588