Literary Locations #83: Broxtowe Hall

Literary Locations #83: Broxtowe Hall

Broxtowe’s Edmund Helwys and his wife Margaret died in 1590, leaving behind five children. It was their teenage son, Askham-born Thomas Helwys, that then took over their lease of Broxtowe Hall. After he entered Gray’s Inn in London – a professional...
Literary Locations #46: The Loggerheads

Literary Locations #46: The Loggerheads

Narrow Marsh sits beneath St. Mary’s cliff upon which stands the Lace Market. The old thoroughfare of Narrow Marsh covered the marshy land between this cliff and Leen Side (now Canal Street), an area once notorious for its slum dwellings, diseases – and...