Old England: A Pictorial Museum (page 40/51)

[picture: 1273.---Present State of Borthwick Castle.]

1273.—Present State of Borthwick Castle.

Bortwick castle was built in the 1430s; it is inhabited (now as a hotel) and is in good condition, despite the grass growing on the battlements in this 1840s engraving. It capitulated to [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: 1274.---Moveable Towers of Archers, Cannon, etc.]
[picture: 1275.---Tomb of Sir John Crosby.]

1275.—Tomb of Sir John Crosby.

A tomb lies in a quiet corner of a church, partly in deep shadow. [more...] [$]

[picture: 1303.---Guy's Cliff in the 17th Century]
[picture: 1304.---Chapel at Guy's Cliff]
[picture: 1305.---Church of Aston Cantlow]

1305.—Church of Aston Cantlow

Shakespeare’s parents may have been married in this church, didicated to St. John the Baptist. The church clock dates from the fourteenth century. The village was mentioned in the Domesday Book in the 11th Century. You can just see some people [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: 1308.---Stratford Church: West End]
[picture: 1311.---Luton Church]

1311.—Luton Church

The parish church of St. Mary is an ancient and interesting edifice (Harmsworth’s Encyc.) [more...] [$]

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