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Peveril Castle

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Peveril Castle (also Castleton Castle or Peak Castle) is a ruined 11th-century castle overlooking the village of Castleton in the English county of Derbyshire. It was the main settlement (or caput) of the feudal barony of William Peverel, known as the Honour of Peverel, and was founded some time between the Norman Conquest of 1066 and its first recorded mention in the Domesday Survey of 1086, by Peverel, who held lands in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire as a tenant-in-chief of the king. The town became the economic centre of the barony. The castle has views across the Hope Valley and Cave Dale.
William Peveril the Younger inherited his father's estates, but in 1155 they were confiscated by King Henry II. While in royal possession, Henry visited the castle in 1157, 1158, and 1164, the first time hosting King Malcolm IV of Scotland. During the Revolt of 1173–1174, the castle's garrison was increased from a porter and two watchmen to a force led by 20 knights shared with the castles of Bolsover and Nottingham. The Earls of Derby had a claim to the Peveril family's estates through marriage, and in 1199 William de Ferrers, the fourth earl, paid 2,000 marks for the Peak lordship, although the castle remained under royal control. The closest Peveril Castle came to seeing battle was in 1216, when King John gave the castle to William de Ferrers, but the castellan refused to relinquish control. Although they were both John's supporters, the king authorised the earl to use force to evict the castellan, who eventually capitulated, although there is no evidence that the castle was assaulted.
In 1223 the castle returned to the Crown. In the 13th century there were periods of building work at the castle, and by 1300 its final form had been established. Toward the end of the 14th century, the barony was granted to John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. Having little use for the castle, he ordered some of its material to be stripped out for re-use, marking the beginning of its decline. From the time of John of Gaunt to the present day, the castle has been owned and administered by the Duchy of Lancaster. Peveril Castle became less important administratively, and by 1609 it was "very ruinous and serveth for no use". In the 19th century, Sir Walter Scott featured the castle in his novel Peveril of the Peak. The site is situated in a national park, and cared for by English Heritage. Peveril Castle is protected as a scheduled monument and a Grade I listed building.
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Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle

Castle in Castleton, Derbyshire, England

  • Desc: Peveril Castle is a ruined 11th-century castle overlooking the village of Castleton in the English county of Derbyshire. It was the main settlement of the feudal barony of William Peverel, known as the Honour of Peverel, and was founded some time between the Norman Conquest of 1066 and its first recorded mention in the Domesday Survey of 1086, by Peverel, who held lands in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire as a tenant-in-chief of the king.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peveril_Castle
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At the Walls of the Peveril Castle, Derbyshire

Song by Andrei Krylov

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Bolsover Castle

Bolsover Castle

Castle in Bolsover, England

Whittington Castle Ghost Hunt £30pp

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Right ho, Jeeves

Novel by P. G. Wodehouse

  • Desc: Right Ho, Jeeves is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, the second full-length novel featuring the popular characters Jeeves and Bertie Wooster, after Thank You, Jeeves.
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Cave Dale

Landmark in England

  • Desc: Cave Dale is a dry limestone valley in the Derbyshire Peak District, England. It is located at grid reference SK149824. The northern end of the dale starts at the village of Castleton where the valley sides are almost perpendicular and over 50 metres in height.
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Peak District Hiking Weekend; Castles, Caves, Moors and Mountains 7th June 2019

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The Abbot

The Abbot

Novel by Walter Alva Scott

  • Desc: The Abbot is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. A sequel to The Monastery, it is one of Scott's Tales from Benedictine Sources and is set in the time of Mary, Queen of Scots.
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The Fortunes of Nigel

The Fortunes of Nigel

Novel by Walter Alva Scott

Edwin Patchitt

Cricketer

  • Desc: Edwin Patchitt JP was an English first-class cricketer active 1840–45 who played for Nottinghamshire. He was born in Nottingham and died in Hastings. He was educated at Nottingham Bluecoat School and on leaving entered into the office of Messrs. William and Thomas Sculthorpe solicitors, St Peter’s Gate, Nottingham. In due course he became a qualified solicitor practising on his own account.
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The Peak District Day Trip

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The Monastery

The Monastery

Novel by Walter Alva Scott

  • Desc: The Monastery: a Romance is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. Along with The Abbot, it is one of Scott's Tales from Benedictine Sources and is set in the time of Mary, Queen of Scots, and the Elizabethan period.
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The Peak District Day Trip

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