Digging for Britain

Just six miles north-west of Leicester was Bradgate House, the childhood home of Lady Jane Grey, ostensibly the subject of the Streatham Portrait. The second episode of this year’s series, presented by Alice Roberts, focused upon the “North”, starting with Leicester University’s investigation into the probable site. Here they found that the most obvious building… Continue reading Digging for Britain

The house that Thomas Grey built….

Maybe this isn’t Richard-associated particularly, but the house was commenced in 1499 by Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset, so it’s fairly close. I hope the archaeologists find much of interest.  http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Archaeologists-prepare-reveal-secrets-Bradgate/story-26641537-detail/story.html  and  http://www.bradgatepark.org/about-us-2/the-ruins-of-bradgate-house/#