Old England: A Pictorial Museum (page 32/52)

[picture: 815.---Great Seal of Henry III.]
[picture: 816.---Penny of Henry III]
[picture: 817.---Penny of Edward I.]
[picture: 818.---Ruins of Kenilworth in the 17th Century.]

818.—Ruins of Kenilworth in the 17th Century.

Ruins of Kenilworth Castle in the 17th Century [details pending]


[picture: 819.---Bridge at Evesham.]

819.—Bridge at Evesham.

“ “About two miles and a half from Evesham is an elevated point near the village of Twyford, where the Alcester Road is crossed by another track. The [River] Avon is not more than a mile distant on either hand, for, flowing from Offenham to Evesham (Fig. 819), a distance of about three miles it encircles that town, returning in nearly a parallel [...] [more...]


[picture: 820.---Edward I from a Statue in the Choir of York Minster.]

820.—Edward I from a Statue in the Choir of York Minster.

King Edward I (pronounced “Edward the First”).


[picture: 821.---Edward I.]

821.—Edward I.

King Edward I (“Longshanks”) of England lived from 1239 – 1307. He was crowned in 1272 but was away on Crusade and did not rule until 1274. [more...]


[picture: 822.---View of Kenilworth Castle from the Gate-House.]

822.—View of Kenilworth Castle from the Gate-House.

sheep graze in the foreground; a group of ladies in bonnets and gowns admire the view; the towers of the ruined castle stand topped with trees. This is a very romanticised view: there is a lot more [...] [more...]


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