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Lording it in Ludlow

Exploring the Shropshire town’s royal roots and literary links

Ludlow, in the Shropshire Hills © Simon Whaley

In 1587, the Shropshire poet, Thomas Churchyard, wrote in his travelogue, The Worthiness of Wales

“The towne doth stand most part upon a hill,

Built well and fayre, with streates both large and wide.

And who that lists to walke the towne about,




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Simon Whaley

Simon Whaley

Bestselling author, writer and photographer. UK travel writer. Lives in the glorious Welsh Borders.

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