HOLME ON SPALDING MOOR:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
"HOLME ON SPALDING MOOR, a parish in the E.R. of Yorkshire, (given as "Holm") in Spalding-Moor 2 m. S. W. from Wighton, is the seat of
Ld. Langdale, to whom it gives title of
Baron, as it did to his ancestor, Sir Marmaduke, who was created a Baron by K. Cha. II. in his exile, and the first person
he advanced to the peerage. This place gives name to one of the divisions of the E.R."
Stephen Whatley's England's Gazetteer, 1750]
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