Stunning, simply stunning. The waters of Wast Water reflect the nearby ring of hills as the August sun goes down.
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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 politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister
His official post was First Lord of the Treasury (1721-1742)
He took over more and more control due to the long absences (and disinterest) of George I and II
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 king was the first of his family to be buried at Fontevrault Abbey
He died after learning that his son John had deserted him
He was the first Plantagenet king