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placename:- Esthwaite Hall
parish Hawkshead parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- SD35749589
10Km square:- SD39

1Km square SD3595

hearsay Edwin Sandys was born here, 1519. He was imprisoned in the Tower of London by Queen Mary, for his support of The Reformation. He was later Bishop of London and then Archbishop of York, from 1576. He founded Hawkshead Grammar School.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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