News from Ellys Manor House

Ellys an English Wool Merchant

The Ellys family.

From the wealth of the wool trade, merchants of the Calais Staple - sped their way into the aristocracy. Later, statemen, bibliophile, book collector and patron of scholars. Sir Charles Hanbury Williams ( wrote much satirical verse, and Horace Walpole professed to believe him the greatest poet of his generation), his poem on the Struggle to Succeed Ellys.

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Archbishop Richard Bancroft

Defending Our Heritage

The custodians of Ellys Manor House are sorry to inform you we have been forced to close our significant and historic building to the public. Ellys Manor House, and the neighbouring Grade 1 listed Church, fully encapsulates early modern European and British history. The two buildings form an iconic landmark in Britain; we know many of you have enjoyed visiting us.

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The Art of Recognition - A Winning Formula

The Art of Recognition - A Winning Formula

The Art of Recognition, lose the ability, and we are no longer able to recognise truth. It is imperative that this skill is kept alive and taught from a very early age. Up at Ellys Manor House (EMH) in Lincolnshire, the birthplace of this programme, we are well aware of its importance.

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Traitors Gate - The Wool Producer

Traitors Gate

Edward the III ( one of England's greatest Kings, when kings fought shoulder to shoulder with their men on the battlefield), partly went to war to save our wool routes, had he not done so, today things would have been very different.

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