6 x 4 Castle Tower Ruins Kendal


6 x 4 Print in black effect wood frame.

Processing time 3 to 5 Days after order placement

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The castle was built in the late 12th century as the home of the Lancaster family who were Barons of Kendal. The best-known family associated with the castle was the Parr family; including Queen Catherine Parr, the sixth wife of King Henry VIII of England. Her family had lived at Kendal since her ancestor Sir William Parr married the heiress of Kendal, Elizabeth Ros, during the reign of Edward III of England. By the time Catherine Parr was born, the family had long deserted the castle which was already falling into disrepair. Catherine’s father preferred to live in the centre of court in London. Sir Thomas’s father seems to be the last of the Parrs to have lived at Kendal Castle. Queen Catherine Parr was once thought to have been born at the castle; however, modern research has shown that it was in great disrepair by the 16th century and she was most likely born in Blackfriars, London. source of information Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kendal_Castle

Weight 0.167 kg
Dimensions 17 × 12 × 1.3 cm


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