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Guidebook: Kirby Hall

Guidebook: Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall is one of the finest houses built in the reign of Elizabeth I in the 16th century. The Hall was begun by Sir Humphrey Stafford in 1570 but later completed by Sir Christopher Hatton Lord Chancellor and a favourite courtier of the queen.It features sophisticated carved stone ornament…

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Guidebook: Ashby de la Zouch & Kirby Muxloe Castles

Guidebook: Ashby de la Zouch & Kirby Muxloe Castles

The castles of Ashby de la Zouch and Kirby Muxloe were built by William Lord Hastings who acquired immense power and wealth in the service of King Edward IV. Muxloe was never finished after Lord Hastings’s murder in 1483. Ashby remained in use as a family seat and the remains of its…

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