A old stone farm building stands in a peaceful meadow at the foot of Lingmell, near Wasdale Head.
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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 >>
A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity
Mary was executed after being implicated in the plot
The plot was led by Anthony Babington!
19 October, 1216
Death of King John
The unlamented John died at Newark, and was buried at Worcester Cathedral, the only king to lie there
This king died at Burgh by Sands, Cumbria
He was on his way to fight the Scots
His tomb described him as 'the hammer of the Scots'