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Simon de Senlis, the second earl of Northampton, first founded a Cluniac convent at Fotheringhay around 1100, but less than fifty years later he moved it to meadows on the south side of Northampton. Delapré Abbey, or to give it its full title, the ...
Fotheringhay was emblematic of the Norman motte and bailey style. It consisted of a tapering mound safeguarded by a bank and trenches and capped by a timber keep. A motte and bailey castle is a fortification with a wooden or stone keep positioned on a ...
King Richard was born at Fotheringhay Castle, near Oundle, and members of his family were buried at the local parish church. He then grew up in Middleham in North Yorkshire where he met his wife, before he died in the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 aged ...
To mark the part Fotheringhay played in the life of Richard III, the church of St Mary and All Saints, Fotheringhay will host a wreath-laying ceremony in memory of Richard III and his family, who are buried in the grounds. The event has been organised ...
King Richard III's life began at Fotheringhay Castle near Oundle and when his remains are reburied at Leicester Cathedral on Thursday soil taken from close to the castle moat will have been placed in his coffin. Fotheringhay Castle Credit: ITV News Anglia.
Soil from the village where Richard III was born will be placed alongside his remains when he is reburied. The last Plantagenet king was born at Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire, and members of his family were buried at the local parish church.
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