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Rockingham Castle and the Watsons

C. Wise

Rockingham Castle and the Watsons

by C. Wise

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Published by E. Stock in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rockingham Castle (England),
  • Rockingham (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Rockingham Castle (England),
    • Rockingham (England) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby C. Wise.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 85/9749 (D)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationxvi, 256 p., [22] leaves of plates (some folded)
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2751356M
      LC Control Number86102184

        One of the most spectacular and weird hedges I have ever had the pleasure of encountering is the Elephant Hedge at Rockingham Castle. Perched on a natural escarpment above the Welland Valley, Rockingham was built on the instructions of William the Conqueror and has been owned and gradually rebuilt by one family (the Watsons) for the best part of five centuries, since the crown . In Watson family history, King Henry VIII granted Rockingham Castle in Rutland to Edward Watson, and John Watson settled in Virginia in , the same year as the Mayflower voyage. Famous name holders in Watson genealogy include Americans James Watson, DNA discoverer and nobel prize winner, and Thomas Watson, founder of IBM.

      Turtle Bunbury is an award-winning travel writer, historian and author based in Ireland. His published works includes 'The Glorious Madness: Tales of the Irish & the Great War', as well as the best-selling 'Vanishing Ireland' series, as well as 'The Irish Pub' and 'Living in Sri Lanka'. His work also includes extensive articles relating to travels in Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Mexico, Europe. Kettering is a town in Northamptonshire, England, about 81 miles ( km) north of London and 15 miles (24 km) from ing is mainly situated on the west side of the River Ise, a tributary of the River Nene which meets at ally named Cytringan, Kyteringas and Keteiringan in the 10th century, the name Kettering is now taken to mean 'the place (or territory) of OS grid reference: SP

      Rockingham Castle and the Watsons, p. Poole, p. 22 E. M. G. Routh, () Lady Margaret: A Memoir Poole, p. 22 E. M. G. Routh, () Lady Margaret: A Memoir Wood Harris ( words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article. These activities have been specially designed to bring the history of this fascinating village to life. Victorian Rockingham: Including aspects of KS 1 and 2 history. Linking local history to key historical figures such as Queen Victoria, Charles Dickens and Richard and Lavinia Watson, Victorian owners of Rockingham Castle and popular socialites of the time..


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Rockingham Castle an Amazing Norman Castle built under the instruction of William the Conqueror, a family home for the past years, over looking 4 counties. An amazing Wedding and Corporate Venue. Edward Watson of Lyddington, Rutland County, a member of an ancient family, was a justice of the peace and a "surveyor general." He and his wife, Emma Smith, are said to have been the parents of fifteen children; seven are listed in his will.

When he died inhe held leases on a half a dozen parsonages and several "lordships, lands, and tenements" and was lord of some fourteen s: 4. Rockingham Castle and the Watsons by Wise, C. (Charles) Watson family, Rockingham Castle (England) Publisher London, E.

Stock; [etc., etc.] Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Pages: Get this from a library. Rockingham Castle and the Watsons. [C Wise] -- Edward Watson of Lyddington, Rutland County, a member of an ancient family, was a justice of the peace and a "surveyor general." He and his wife, Emma Smith, are said to have been the parents of.

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See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ 2/5(1). Rockingham was in its heyday as a Victorian mansion, filled with Richard and Lavinia Watson’s family, friends and the servants required to look after the Castle and its inhabitants.

The Watsons entertained here in style and among their guests was their great friend Charles Dickens. Rockingham Castle and the Watsons - Ebook written by Charles Wise. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Rockingham Castle and the : Charles Wise. Buy Rockingham Castle and the Watsons by Wise, C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.2/5(1).

Rockingham Castle and the Watsons by Charles Wise,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Charles Wise. The Honourable Richard Watson (6 January – 24 July ) was a British Whig politician who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Canterbury from to and briefly in for Peterborough.

Watson was the fourth and youngest son of Lewis Thomas Watson, 2nd Baron Sondes (–), by his marriage to the heiress Mary Elizabeth Milles, of North Elmham. Excerpt from A Book in Letter Form: Prepared and Written of the Watson Genealogy, One of my purposes was to gather together and put in shape material for a local history of the family as I saw with regret how rapidly information of this kind was being lost by the death of.

Rockingham Castle and the Watsons. Charles Wise. Format. The Watson Coat of Arms (mistakenly called the Watson Family Crest) is blazoned in heraldry as follows: Quarterly: 1 st and 4 th Watson, argent on a chevron azure, between three martlets sable as many roses argent barbed and seeded proper; 2 nd and 3 rd Harrison, Argent, a bend embattled, counter-embattled gules, over all in chief a portcullis.

Buy Rockingham Castle ~ The home of Cmdr. and Mrs. Saunders Watson by Watson, Michael Saunders (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Author: Michael Saunders Watson. Wise, C.,Rockingham Castle and the Watsons (London) Hartshorne, C.H.,Rockingham Castle, its Antiquites and History (Oxford) (reprint of article) Primary (Medieval documents or transcriptions of such documents - This section is far from complete and the secondary sources should be consulted for full references.).

The family of Watson was first established in Rockingham Castle aboutunder Edward Watson (d. ), Lewis's grandfather. Lewis matriculated from Magdalen College, Oxford, on 24 Mayand in was entered as a student at the Middle Temple. The surname Watson was first found in the county of Rutland, where they were Lords of the manor of Rockingham, from ancient times.

This was home to "a castle was erected by William I., on the summit of a hill, for the protection of the extensive iron-works at that time carried on in the adjacent woodlands.

During the war in the reign of Charles. His grandson Sir Lewis Watson bought the castle freehold from James I in in more favorable times. Sir Lewis supported the Royalist cause in the Civil War and as a result was created Baron Rockingham. A part from a brief period when Roundheads occupied the castle during the Civil War, the Watsons have lived there ever since.

Charles Wise is the author of Charging Charlie ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review), Rockingham Castle and the Watsons ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 rev 3/5. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of Charging Charlie, Bobby's Pal Matt, Rockingham Castle and the Watsons, The Montagus of Boughton and their Northamptonshire homes, Law and Public Affairs, The compotus of the Manor of Kettering for A.D.Northamptonshire.

The castle is open to the public on 50 days of the year, while historical associations and school groups book it privately for another The Saunders Watsons, though, are there for days of Author: Joanna Symons.Rockingham Castle and the Watsons.

London: Elliot Stock. p. London: Elliot Stock. p. Wentworth Castle (3, words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article.