Peter Castell

Peter Castell

Posted on 03/20/2016


Photo taken on March 20, 2016



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Groby

Groby
The building depicted is the tower of the Old Hall, the blazon on the left is of the Grey family, the right hand one is the Ferrars family.
In the thirteenth century Margaret daughter of Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winchester, married William de Ferrars, Earl of Ferrars and Derby, bring as her inheritance the Manor of Groby, Seven generations of Ferrars succeeded each other, the last of the name dying on 18 May 1445, his son Henry having died before him. His grand-daughter married Sir Edward de Grey, of Astley Castle near Nuneaton, he took over the Ferrars lands and titles.

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Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Razor sharp and colourful details.
2 years ago.