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Benty Grange is an Anglo-Saxon barrow, found south of Monyash. In the Anglo-Saxon period, the Peak District lay on the northern edge of the kingdom of Mercia. The high status burial found in the Benty Grange barrow shows the power and wealth of their leaders, so the finds from the site are all grave goods.
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Originally posted on Derbyshire Record Office:
I recently happened upon some material which piqued my interest: it was a small envelope of correspondence 1896-1900 relating to a former governess to Sir Vauncey Harpur Crewe’s daughters, named Miss Adams, who was involved in a court case. If you’ve read my blog posts about Elizabeth Appleton, you’ll…
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