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carojon15 Apr 2022 12:23 a.m. PST

A few weeks ago, I spent time exploring the delights of North Yorkshire, which included a trip to the nine hundred year old Skipton Castle, family seat of the Clifford Family.

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The family and castle have a rich history that have shaped England and Britain which include characters such as 'Butcher' Clifford, the 9th Lord Clifford, killed at Towton, and Lady Anne Clifford who resurrected Skipton after its slighting by Cromwell after it gained the distinction for resisting a long siege and being the last northern Royalist stronghold to surrender.

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If you would like to see my impression of this great castle together with a very enjoyable historic pub to conclude our visit, then follow the link to JJ's.

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JJ

bobspruster15 Apr 2022 5:00 a.m. PST

Thanks for the tour, JJ! I enjoyed it very much.
Bob

carojon16 Apr 2022 12:33 a.m. PST

Hi Bob,
You're very welcome and thank you for your comment.

JJ

Fred Mills16 Apr 2022 3:35 a.m. PST

Brilliant, fascinating write up and illustrations. Great photos too.

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