St. Laurence, Ludlow: Part 1 – A History and the Yorks

St Laurence, Ludlow is a beautiful 15th Century church located in the historic town of Ludlow, Shropshire. Ludlow is accessible by train and the A49, approximately 33 miles from Worcester to the east, and close to the Welsh border to the west. The church has a history dating back to the origins of the town, and… Read More St. Laurence, Ludlow: Part 1 – A History and the Yorks

Who Owned The Middleham Jewel? Part One: Cecily Neville, Duchess of York

Introduction The Middleham Jewel is a late 15th century gold pendant that was found near Middleham Castle in 1985. It is delicately engraved, and it is thought it could have kept a religious relic inside, a popular practice at the time. The beautiful large sapphire on the front adds to it’s beauty and meaning. The… Read More Who Owned The Middleham Jewel? Part One: Cecily Neville, Duchess of York