There are a few hardy trees along the road that climbs Kirkstone Pass.
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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 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics
He also studied alchemy and languages
He was censured and finally imprisoned by his own order for his scientific teachings
16 July, 1377
Richard II crowned
Richard was the son of Edward, the Black Prince, and succeeded his grandfather, Edward III
Whose heir was lost at sea in the wreck of the 'White Ship'?
The year was 1120
The new heir was the king's daughter, Matilda