|of Dagworth Hall from 1066 to the present day, giving a real sense of how the |
settlement has evolved from Saxon times. People we meet along the way include
William de la Pole, who was beheaded at sea, Charles Brandon, who was married
to Henry VIII's sister Mary Tudor, and Captain Thomas Valentine Blomfield, who
was born at Dagworth, served under Wellington in the Peninsula War, and went on
to settle in New South Wales, the first of a long line of Australian Blomfields.
I hope you enjoy your visit: please use the navigation buttons to travel through the
History of Dagworth, or start with the Chronology and jump to specific events.
I would love to hear from you with feedback, insights and ideas through the
discussion forum - press the Discuss button on any page.
Dagworth Hall, April 2012
In summer 2012, Dagworth featured in the BBC2 history series
The Great British Story presented by Michael Wood.
For those who would like to know more, this site shares my
discoveries from years of research into the story of Dagworth.