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About Monday 2 October 1665

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Lord! to see what a dreadfull thing it is to look down the precipices"

GUNDULPH'S TOWER - 112 ft. above ground (&M)

KENT, GUNDULPH'S TOWER, ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL, Hooper Antique Print 1784

An attractive and finely executed copper engraving of Gundulph's Tower, named after Bishop Gundulph, on the north-east side of Rochester Cathedral.

Engraved by Williams , published London 1783 by Samuel Hooper in Francis Grose's "The Antiquities of England and Wales". https://www.lindisfarneprints.com/kent-gundulph...

About Monday 2 October 1665

Terry Foreman  •  Link

"Lord! to see what a dreadfull thing it is to look down the precipices"

GUNDULPH'S TOWER

KENT, GUNDULPH'S TOWER, ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL, Hooper Antique Print 1784

An attractive and finely executed copper engraving of Gundulph's Tower, named after Bishop Gundulph, on the north-east side of Rochester Cathedral.

Engraved by Williams , published London 1783 by Samuel Hooper in Francis Grose's "The Antiquities of England and Wales". https://www.lindisfarneprints.com/kent-gundulph...

About Rochester Castle

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Rochester Castle stands on the east bank of the River Medway in Rochester, Kent, South East England. The 12th-century keep or stone tower, which is the castle's most prominent feature, is one of the best preserved in England or France.

Situated on the River Medway and Watling Street, Rochester served as a strategically important royal castle. During the late medieval period it helped protect England's south-east coast from invasion.

Diarist Samuel Pepys commented on the condition of Rochester Castle, and as early as the 17th century the castle may have acted as a tourist attraction.[45] By this time many castles were in a state of ruin, and Rochester was amongst those in need of repair, although still in use.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rochester_Castle

About Tuesday 26 September 1665

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"with Mr. Wright [Waith] to his father-in-law in Greenwich"

L&M: Robert Waith, paymaster to the Navy Treasurer, had married Elizabeth Lowe of Greenwich.