[Milton-L] Fw: Horton, England

srevard at siue.edu srevard at siue.edu
Tue Apr 20 10:35:31 EDT 2004

A group of Milton scholars led by Ron Shafer visited Horton
in 1981 during the First International Milton Symposium. It 
was then an estate in private hands and the old gentleman
who was then the owner led us around the grounds and talked
a little about Milton.  The original house is no longer there.
However, there were some impressive cedars of Lebanon on the
grounds and we each went away with a cone from these trees.
We went there by coach, and it was out of the way.  
Ron Shafer made the arrangements, as the house and grounds
were not then open to the public.  He might remember more,
as might Roy Flannagan or John Shawcross.  

Stella Revard

Quoting Salwa Khoddam <skhoddam at cox.net>:

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Salwa Khoddam 
> To: milton-l-request at lists.richmond.edu 
> Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 7:30 PM
> Subject: Horton, England
> Hello Milton Scholars,
> I will be in Cambridge, England this summer, and I was wondering if anyone
> has been to Horton, where Milton spent some years with his father.  How do
> you get there from London, or Cambridge, and once there, what is there to see
> that is related to Milton?  I tried to get there from Oxford, but it seemed
> that Horton is off of the main bus linesand quite difficult to get to.  I
> would certainly appreciate any information.  Thanks.
> Cheers,
> Salwa Khoddam
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