Crotchet Castle

Crotchet Castle

In one of those beautiful valleys, through which the Thames (not yet polluted by the tide, the scouring of cities, or even the minor defilement of the sandy streams of Surrey) rolls a clear flood through flowery meadows, under the shade of old beech woods More info →
Gryll Grange

Gryll Grange

"Palestine soup!" said the Reverend Doctor Opimian, dining with his friend Squire Gryll, "a curiously complicated misnomer." More info →
Headlong Hall

Headlong Hall

The ambiguous light of a December morning, peeping through the windows of the Holyhead mail, dispelled the soft visions of the four insides, who had slept, or seemed to sleep, through the first seventy miles of the road, with as much comfort as may be sup More info →
Maid Marian

Maid Marian

"The abbot, in his alb arrayed," stood at the altar in the abbey-chapel of Rubygill, with all his plump, sleek, rosy friars, in goodly lines disposed, to solemnize the nuptials of the beautiful Matilda Fitzwater, daughter of the Baron of Arlingford, with More info →
Melincourt

Melincourt

Anthelia Melincourt, at the age of twenty-one, was mistress of herself and of ten thousand a year, and of a very ancient and venerable castle in one of the wildest valleys in Westmoreland. More info →
Misfortunes of Elphin, The

Misfortunes of Elphin, The

In the beginning of the sixth century, when Uther Pendragon held the nominal sovereignty of Britain over a number of petty kings, Gwythno Garanhir was king of Caredigion. More info →
Nightmare Abbey

Nightmare Abbey

Nightmare Abbey, a venerable family mansion, in a highly picturesque state of semi- dilapidation, pleasantly situated on a strip of dry land between the sea and the fens at the verge of the county of Lincoln, had the honour to be the seat of Christopher G More info →