The Salon, Newstead Abbey

The abbey was founded between 1163 and 1173 by Henry II as a priory of Augustinian Canons with the help of a grant from Henry II. Though the monks established a prosperous base in the wood trade, the place never enjoyed much of it's wealth; robberies by outlaws took some of it and King Richard took a slice for the Third Crusade and a further sum contributed to his ransom. A new 'Nottingham castle'…

Newstead Abbey from "Bygone Nottinghamshire".
English poet from "The Works of Lord Byron, including the suppressed poems. [With “The Lif…
Newstead Abbey from "[Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. A romaunt. [With a portrait.]]".
Newstead Abbey from "Œuvres complètes de Lord Byron, avec notes et commentaires, comprena…