Wars of the Roses

1455 –  1485 Background A series of civil wars was brought about as a result of weak leadership by the Monarch Henry VI. Involving the two rival Plantagenet houses – … Continue Reading →

Lords of the Manor

Ilbert de Lacy was awarded the Manor of Methley along with many others as a reward for services rendered by William the Conqueror. The land had previously been held by … Continue Reading →

The Manor Walk

As walks go, its the big one in Methley, it is of course the walk round the parish boundary. Starting at the waterbridge over the Calder at Three Lane Ends … Continue Reading →