01/02/2017 Day 32 of 365

Bradgate House (16th century)
Edward Grey’s son Sir John Grey of Groby married Elizabeth Woodville, who after John’s death married King Edward IV. Their son Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset prepared for building Bradgate House in the late fifteenth century but died before he was able to begin. It was his son Thomas Grey, 2nd marquis of Dorset who built Bradgate House, the likely completion date being 1520.

 

Canon 40D with Canon 70-200L @ 70mm, ISO 400, f/4, 1/200s

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