Coverham Coverham is a small village approximately 3km’s from Middleham in the Yorkshire Dales. Mentioned in the Doomsday book, we know that in 1086, the local lord was Count Alan (of Brittany) who had founded Richmond and Middleham Castles a few years earlier. The medieval village, which lay to the south no longer shows much… Read More Coverham: Holy Trinity Church
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When Edmund Mortimer, the 5th Earl of March died without an heir in 1425, the male line of the Mortimer’s came to an end. The heir to his estates, including Ludlow Castle was the son of his sister Anne and Richard of Conisborough, the Earl of Cambridge, a 14 year old boy also called Richard.… Read More Part Three: Richard, Duke of York and Ludlow Castle