Aireborough Historical Society

Aireborough Historical Society Trip 1972




Title
Aireborough Historical Society Trip
Date June 1972
Location Bolton Castle
Photo ID
S419
Comment

Members of AHS (then called the Aireborough & Horsforth Museum Society) visited Bolton Castle near Leyburn.

The castle was built by Richard Le Scrope between 1379 - 1399, it is still owned by descendants of the Scrope family.

     Mary Queen of Scots  was held prisoner there in July 1568 by Queen Elizabeth 1st, she remained for six months, being moved to Tutbury in January 1569.

She remained at Tutbury for 18 years until her execution in 1587.

 

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