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. The railroad book of England: historical, topographical and picturesque; descriptive of the cities, towns, country seats, and other subjects of local interest. With a brief sketch of the lines in Scotland and Wales . CORBY STATION. GREAT PKNTOXSTATION.. BELVOIK CASTLE, DUKE OP KUTLAND. 5 m. w. Belvoir Castle, the Duke of Rutland, is considered the mostsi)lenclid seat in the coimty of Leicester; it was foimded by Robert deTodeni, called afterwards Robert dc Belevedii-e, a noble Norman, andstandard-bearer to William the Conqueror. It was probably at first a partof the adjoining towuship of Wol

. The railroad book of England: historical, topographical and picturesque; descriptive of the cities, towns, country seats, and other subjects of local interest. With a brief sketch of the lines in Scotland and Wales . CORBY STATION. GREAT PKNTOXSTATION.. BELVOIK CASTLE, DUKE OP KUTLAND. 5 m. w. Belvoir Castle, the Duke of Rutland, is considered the mostsi)lenclid seat in the coimty of Leicester; it was foimded by Robert deTodeni, called afterwards Robert dc Belevedii-e, a noble Norman, andstandard-bearer to William the Conqueror. It was probably at first a partof the adjoining towuship of Wol Stock Photo
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. The railroad book of England: historical, topographical and picturesque; descriptive of the cities, towns, country seats, and other subjects of local interest. With a brief sketch of the lines in Scotland and Wales . CORBY STATION. GREAT PKNTOXSTATION.. BELVOIK CASTLE, DUKE OP KUTLAND. 5 m. w. Belvoir Castle, the Duke of Rutland, is considered the mostsi)lenclid seat in the coimty of Leicester; it was foimded by Robert deTodeni, called afterwards Robert dc Belevedii-e, a noble Norman, andstandard-bearer to William the Conqueror. It was probably at first a partof the adjoining towuship of Wolsthorpe, which is particularly noticed in Domesday Book, as contauiing two manors, and havuig in one of these acliurch and jiresbyter, till becoming, in consequence of the owner clioosingit as liis residence, the head of the lordship, the whole was distingidshcd bythe title of Maneriiim de Belvoir, ciun membris de WoUesthorpe. Thegreat design in raising Belvoir Castle was to oppose a barrier to the Saxons. Li 1520, the first Earl Rutland restored and rebiult the castle, which hadremained in ruins since the time of the wars of the White and Red Roses,when it was attacked and destroyed by WiUiam Lord Hastings. Itremained a noble and princely residen

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