発行元 David Waymouth .
This book aims to bring alive the happiness and hardship of an English village where people have lived for over 7,000 years.
Why did early man choose Downton? Celts,Romans,Saxons and Normans chose Downton too. What did St Birinus bring to Downton? Why did Bishops fight over it? Why did Downton have two MPs for over 500 years? How did Winchester College come to own much of Downton? What did Queen Elizabeth grab in Downton? What part did the Raleighs play? Which 95 family names in the first 1599 Register are still in Downton today? Why water meadows? Why did 250 migrate to Lake Erie in Canada? How many were killed or injured in Downtons great rail crash? Who was saved by Lord Nelsons butler in the Great War? What damage did German landmines do in Downton? What did Tintown have to do with the American Army? How does Downton face its future?
(This is the real Downton and it has no Abbey...!)