Tickhill an Old Castle near Doncaster in Yorkshire.
Sumpt: S. Ant. Lond. 1737.
Etching. 310 x 460mm (12¼ x 18"). Very large margins.
A reconstruction of Tickhill Castle, on the borders of the Nottingham - West Riding of Yorkshire border, engraved by Vertue for the Society of Antiquaries. Outside the castle's walls are two watermills and a windmill. It was one of the last strongholds of Prince John during his usurpation of Richard I's rule in 1194; in 1372 it was given to John of Gaunt by Edward III in exchange for the Earldom of Richmond; and it was a royalist stronghold during the Civil War until it was taken by John Lilburne and razed in 1648.
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