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Northampton’s Connections

Northampton’s prominence as the once home for the Royal Court, Royal Mint and for a short time a University, has been overtaken by time, but the importance of the town and county is reflected in some of the notable events … Continue reading

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Northampton’s Connections cont.

‘Delepre’ Abbey. The cortege of Queen Eleanor, wife of King Edward i, stayed overnight on its journey to London in 1290. In 1460, the Abbey was the location of the Battle of Northampton.     Below: the west front of … Continue reading

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