Category Archives: Longleat

Pilgrimage

The year is 1568. Queen Elizabeth sits on the throne of England. Mary, Queen of Scots, has fled Scotland seeking refuge with her cousin Elizabeth. Instead, she finds herself imprisoned and turned over to the Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury. … Continue reading

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Longleat – a poem

Longleat If walls could talk The stories they would tell Of rising, falling, Burning and soaring The walls hold scars Of battles fought and tempers lost Pursuing perfection Whatever the cost What hands brought them to life? Who pulled the … Continue reading

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