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Shropshire Historical pageant

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Ludlow Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the town of the same name in the English county of Shropshire, standing on a promontory overlooking the River Teme. The castle was probably founded by Walter de Lacy after the Norman conquest and was one of the first stone castles to be built in England. During the civil war of the 12th century the castle changed hands several times between the de Lacys and rival claimants, and was further fortified with a Great Tower and a large outer bailey. In the mid-13th century, Ludlow was passed on to Geoffrey de Geneville who rebuilt part of the inner bailey, and the castle played a part in the Second Barons' War. Roger Mortimer acquired the castle in 1301, further extending the internal complex of buildings, and the Mortimer family went on to hold Ludlow for over a century etc, etc

This book is literally a "programme," and as you can see from the photographs, the edges of this book have been nibbled and the corners have endured some bumping and slightly curling in places. There is fading, some pencil markings at the top and the staples that were used to bind the pages together have become a bit rusted and this is now showing through the cover along the spine edge.

The inside has no markings, highlighting, underscoring or foxing and all of the pages are intact, but it does show signs of wear due to the nature of its use.

Item details

Author(s):
John Drinkwater
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
25cms (L) 19cms (W) 1cm (D)
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
96
Publisher:
Livesey Limited
Title:
Shropshire Historical Pageant

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Ludlow Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the town of the same name in the English county of Shropshire, standing on a promontory overlooking the River Teme. The castle was probably founded by Walter de Lacy after the Norman conquest and was one of the first stone castles to be built in England. During the civil war of the 12th century the castle changed hands several times between the de Lacys and rival claimants, and was further fortified with a Great Tower and a large outer bailey. In the mid-13th century, Ludlow was passed on to Geoffrey de Geneville who rebuilt part of the inner bailey, and the castle played a part in the Second Barons' War. Roger Mortimer acquired the castle in 1301, further extending the internal complex of buildings, and the Mortimer family went on to hold Ludlow for over a century etc, etc

This book is literally a "programme," and as you can see from the photographs, the edges of this book have been nibbled and the corners have endured some bumping and slightly curling in places. There is fading, some pencil markings at the top and the staples that were used to bind the pages together have become a bit rusted and this is now showing through the cover along the spine edge.

The inside has no markings, highlighting, underscoring or foxing and all of the pages are intact, but it does show signs of wear due to the nature of its use.

Author(s):
John Drinkwater
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
25cms (L) 19cms (W) 1cm (D)
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
96
Publisher:
Livesey Limited
Title:
Shropshire Historical Pageant

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