WHILE Chaucer was making for us pictures of English life, in the sister kingdom across the rugged Cheviots
another poet was singing to a ruder people.
We are close to the Cheviot
hills; and if you fancy there is anything to see when you look out of window, except sheep, you will find yourself woefully mistaken.
Among the best or most representative single ballads are: The Hunting of the Cheviot
(otherwise called The Ancient Ballad of Chevy Chase--clearly of minstrel authorship); Sir Patrick Spens; Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne; Adam Bell, Clym of the Clough, and William of Cloudeslee; Captain Car, or Edom o' Gordon; King Estmere (though this has been somewhat altered by Bishop Percy, who had and destroyed the only surviving copy of it); Edward, Edward; Young Waters; Sweet William's Ghost; Lord Thomas and Fair Annet.
For the next sixty-nine evenings he would be dining in cheviot
and worsted at dubious
50 Old Felton, Texels 57, 51, 50 Healeycote, 54 Old Felton, 51 Bagraw, 50 Charlton Hall, Cheviots
51 Charlton Hall, 40 The Lee, Mules 45 Bagraw.
In fact, if you get snow in Alnwick, you pretty much get double on the Cheviots
because it's higher and colder.
Elgan had started his own |flock of North Country Cheviots
They travelled by coach to the Cheviots
, by way of the Angel of the North, an iconic and inspiring structure near Newcastle.
It is the second time the partnership, JH Williams & Son, have won this award with their pedigree stock of NC Cheviots
There weren't a lot of Cheviots
in Wales when I first came to the area but they are the biggest hill breed in Britain in terms of size and they fit very well into cross breeding with Welsh ewes.
(1,405) met the dearest trade of the year, up PS5 on the week, with numbers short of requirements.
This will help us gain a better understanding of how the cattle grazing influences the important habitats in the Cheviots
and the wildlife they support.