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Contrasting the best mix of old and new styles, Crewe Hall is a Grade 1 stately home with a sympathetic modern addition offering stylish comfort. Enjoy a break in the modern West Wing and dine in the contemporary Brasserie with its unique revolving bar (open all week), whilst soaking in … more >>
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He was engaged in a fierece civil war with Matilda
in the Domesday Book
"Alwig held Lavenham under St Edmund with the soke in the time of King Edward as a manor with 2 carucates of land which he could not sell without the abbot's permission. Now Frodo holds it from King William and claims it for his fief saying that it was delivered to him."
Welwick, St Mary's Church- Welwick, Yorkshire, England
It isn't easy to get to Welwick; it is situated off the beaten path in the most southerly area of the Holderness peninsula, but its well worth the trip, for the church of St Mary is full of historic interest, with a fantastic late 14th century tomb and associations with the Gunpowder Plot. ... more