Temple Newsam

BY CHARLES EVANS Lord Darnley, afterwards husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, was born at Temple Newsam east of┬áLeeds, Yorkshire – so-called for having originally been a preceptory of the Knights Templar. The oldest part of the present house dates from c.1550, but the house was virtually rebuilt in 1630 by Sir Arthur Ingram. The dignity of the design, simplified from the ornate exuberance of … Continue reading Temple Newsam