Tales of a Ricardian Traveler — Part Three: Ripon Cathedral and Richmond Castle

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Lady on Horseback, mid-15th c., British Museum I admit I have a special fondness for the “third smallest city in England” – Ripon.  It’s located in North Yorkshire and is a bustling cathedral town, famous for its racetrack and the “Ripon Hornblower”. It’s also well-situated for making day trips to…

Tales of a Ricardian Traveler – Part One: Forest of Bowland and Skipton

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Lady on Horseback, mid-15th c., British Museum I am passionate about history and travel!  As soon as I got my passport, I was determined to go out and see the world with my own eyes, but more importantly, to encounter places associated with Richard III.  In his brief 32 years,…