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Nottingham (Saxon, Snotingaham, place of caves)

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So called from the caverns in the soft sandstone rock. Montecute took King Edward III. through these subterranean passages to the hill castle, where he found the “gentle Mortimer” and Isabella, the dowager-queen. The former was slain, and the latter imprisoned. The passage is still called “Mortimer’s Hole.”

Nottingham poet. Philip James Bailey, author of Festus. Born at Bashford-in-the-Burgh, Nottingham. (1816.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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