South West View of Stoke Castle in Salop
Source: Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, Views of Ruins of Castles & Abbeys in England, Part 2, 1726-1739 (nd), Arts, Languages and Literature, Birmingham Central Library.
Text: Taken from the original source
To the Rt: Honble: WILLIAM Lord CRAVEN Hamstead Marshall in the County of Berks
This Prospect is Humbly Inscribed by;
Yr: Lordships most Obedient Servts. Saml. & Nathl. Buck.
THIS CASTLE Stands upon the River Tearn: it antiently belong’d to ye Family of Verdun. Issue male failing in Theobald de Verdun it went by his Daughter Elizabeth and her Daughter Isabel by Marriage to Henry Lord Ferrers of Groby, who died in 17. Ed. III. It continu’d in this Noble Family for many successions; in that branch of it call’d Ferrers of Tamworth: but it is now in ye Noble Family of Craven. Wm. Lord Craven of Hampsted Marshall being the present Lord thereof.
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