This vengeful lady dressed as a man to attend and
contest where one of the competitors was a relative who
had killed her brother. When her turn came, she shot her
arrow at the assassin and killed him, escaping in the
Thomas was killed in the Wars of the Roses, but
haunted the lanes until 12 parsons armed with 12 candles
lured the ghost into a silver snuff-box and cast it into
Hergest Pool. Effigies of the wicked couple lie with
deceptively placid faces on the tomb in Kington Church.
Kington is 14 miles west of Leominster along the A44.
The War of the Roses 1455-1485
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