A photo tour of the beautiful English Lake District, with images of historic sights and scenery. This collection of images is organized in rough alphabetical order by location. If your favourite location is not included, its only because there so many fantastic places to explore in the Lake District, and I haven't got to them all yet!
He is generally regarded as the most powerful Saxon king before Alfred the Great
This Day in British History
18 March, 978
Murder of King Edward
The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready
This monarch was married (legally) to Caroline of Brunswick and (secretly) to Maria Fitzherbert