The Church at Fotheringhay

I just published the post about our visit to York and immediately realised that I had this post drafted so now they’re out of order.  Bang out of order seeing as I’ve just been writing about Bonfire Night.   😀 After Jo and I had looked around Fotheringhay Castle, we walked along the road until…

York – A Great Place To Visit!

A couple of months ago, Jo and I went to York.  We had never been there before but everyone I spoke to who had been there said it was lovely.  They were right.  It is a beautiful city with a (mainly) mediaeval wall running through it.  There are lots of things to do, free street…

Fotheringhay: Place of Birth and Execution

In August, Jo and I went to Yorkshire to see some of the places associated with Richard III. On the way, we stopped off at Fotheringhay Castle in Northamptonshire where Richard was born in 1452. Something I discovered while we were there was that Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned, tried and executed in the…