The North East Prospect of Bolsover Castle in Derby
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. EDWARD Earl of Oxford and Mortimer & Baron Harley of Wigmore: Owner of this Estate:
This Prospect is Humbly Inscribed by,
My Lord: Ye Lordship’s most Obedt. & Obligd. Serv ts. Saml. & Nath l. Buck
This Castle stands upon a lofty Hill in Scarsdale near Chesterfield, and antiently belonged to the Hastings Lord of Abergavenny, by exchange with K. Hen 3 d. and from them it came to the Cavandishes & Hollis; Dukes of Newcastle; and by Female right to the present Owner, the Earl of Oxford.
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