- a village in NE Northamptonshire, in E England, near Peterborough: Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned here and executed 1587.
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The earl was sent back to the Tower and thence to Fotheringhay.
You know the rest,—the last tragedy of all, in the Castle of Fotheringhay.Zigzag Journeys in Europe
But most notable are the relics of Fotheringhay Castle incorporated into the Talbot.In Unfamiliar England
Thomas Dowler Murphy
Fotheringhay bore “Silver two lions passant sable, looking backward.”
From Fotheringhay we returned to the York road and followed it northward for about twenty miles.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car
Thomas D. Murphy
- a village in E England, in NE Northamptonshire: ruined castle, scene of the imprisonment and execution of Mary Queen of Scots (1587)
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