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Our double room, furnished in antique furniture complete with a Louis XIV inlaid bed is named after this unfortunate gentleman and enjoys views towards his final resting place, York Minster, with large walk in shower and further views over the historic courtyard.
A Duel took place at Grays Court on January 12th 1674 for the honour of a lady, Miss Mallorie, daughter of Sir John Mallorie of Studley Royal. The combatants went out to fight, the first stroke of the Minster bell for matins being the signal for the duel to begin. Jennings pierced Aislabie in the arm, probably severing an artery. Aislabie was carried home and died in the Long Gallery. Jonathan Jennings was tried for manslaughter but was pardoned by Charles II. George Aislabie was buried in York Minster.
Room prices start from £143 and include a hearty breakfast in our dining room. Champagne & Flowers can be made available on arrival if requested in advance.
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