Legendary Post

Sunday 17th March 2013


If you travel through Lyndhurst out north towards Cadnam on the A337, stopping off first to have a small look at Minstead, another very pretty village in the New Forest, which has a lot of history. Here the famous author of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is buried under a large tree at the back of  the 13th century All Saints church. But we do not stop here too long,  we pass on through and cross the main A31, looking right and left, taking care because of traffic, and pass the misplaced Rufus Stone. This is suppose to represent the place where King Rufus was killed by an arrow,, see my earlier post. Carrying on past and then come to where the Armada Tree once stood, also known as Rufus Tree. The alleged tree that the deathly arrow rebounded off into King Rufus’ eye…

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    1. I actually used to know his grandaughter very well back in the 70’s and the family,, and I believe they still do things in his name and all the reserved rights. thank you very much..;)

      1. This article is very useful @Gerry, especially for us who do not know where the story Sherlock Holmes buried. About royalty from the copyrights, I guess they deserve. Keep writing @Gerr, thanks a lot

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