A summit cairn marks the top of Hallin Fell.
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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 fleet was sent by Philip of Spain in an attempt to invade England
The fleet was defeated by a combination of bad weather and English seamanship
One of the naval commanders facing the Spanish was Sir Francis Drake
18 June, 1625
Charles I's first Parliament
The long road to the Civil War starts with Parliament granting tunnage and poundage only for 1 year rather than for life
This monarch had the nickname 'Yea-and-Nay' for his frequent about-faces
He was the second Plantagenet king
His more popular nickname was 'Lionheart'