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24th November 2020

By Royal Appointment 

Our monarchs and their family members have made quite the impression in these parts over the centuries; some for more sinister reasons than others. Royal visitors? Stony Stratford has had a few; King John stayed there in 1215 with his advisors, and spent time issuing writs and patents, and Eleanor of Castile also passed through on her final journey in 1290; the wife of King Edward I had succumbed to a slow fever and her body rested in the town overnight on her final journey to Westminster Abbey. The king announced that a memorial would be erected in every place..

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