Explore the fascinating world of the Victorian judges at this award-winning historic house.

The last ducking stool to be used in England

(in 1809) can still be seen not far from us in the Priory Church, Leominster, Herefordshire. It's huge.

 

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    The Victorian actress Sarah Bernhardt used to sleep in a coffin because she said it helped her to understand the tragic roles she had to play.

     

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