Bamburgh Castle & Beach in Winter.
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|Harry Hotspur (1366 - 1403) His real name was Sir Henry Percy although Harry Hotspur was usually used due to his bravery in battle, particularly against the Scots and the French.|
Died during fighting in a rebellion against Henry 1V.
|Roger Thornton, died 1429, rose from a poor background to become Newcastle's mayor on three occasions as well as an MP. Made his fortune as a merchant.|
|Sir John Marley (1590 - 1673) Royalist Mayor of Newcastle who defended the city against an invading Scottish army in 1644. Remained as Mayor after the English Civil War.|
|Thomas Bewick (1755 - 1828) World renowned wood engraver, ornithologist and artist who spent much of his time in Newcastle and Northumberland.|