in the county of Hampshire
in the county of Rutland
A Day Out to Falling Foss & Midge Hall
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Camera Make: FUJIFILM Model: FinePix F30 Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 8 mm, Aperture: f 4.9, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/550 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EVDate/Time Creation: April 13, 2012, 1:24 pm ImageID:1154617, Image size: 2136 x 2848 pixels
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The very dramatic sky makes a wonderful backdrop for the castle
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When King Stephen, who was holding John Marshal's young son 'William' hostage outside the besieged Newbury Castle, sent word that if John did not surrender he would hang the young boy, John responded by saying that he did not care about the child, since he still had the anvils and hammers to produce even finer sons!
However, the king could not bring himself to harm the boy (who was just 5 yrs old), and the young William Marshal would live and grow up to become England's Greatest ever Knight.
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