But the most famous person to live in the Abbey was William Henry Fox Talbot. He’s known for discovering the photographic negative. In one of those cool quirks of writing, I already had a photographer in my story (Anders Svensson) so when my Lacock girl ran into him, there was a connection via Talbot.
The village is run by the British National Trust, who carefully regulates its out-of-time appeal. Want to visit? Check it out: Visiting Lacock Village
NANCY MOSER is the best-selling author of over 25 novels, including Love of the Summerfields, Bride of the Summerfields, Christy Award winner, Time Lottery; Washington’s Lady, Mozart’s Sister, The Journey of Josephine Cain, and Masquerade. Nancy has been married for forty years—to the same man. They have three grown children and six grandchildren, and live in the Midwest. She’s earned a degree in architecture; run a business with her husband; traveled extensively in Europe; and has performed in various theatres and choirs. She knits voraciously, kills all her houseplants, and can wire an electrical fixture without getting shocked. She is a fan of anything antique—humans included. Author Website, Footnotes from History Blog, Author Blog/Inspirational humor, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Good Reads
Read the first book in my Manor House series: Love of the Summerfields: 1880 England. The lives and loves of manor and village intertwine. Earl and shopkeeper, countess and clerk—all will be stunned and transformed by a secret that begs to be revealed. When the Weston family returns to Summerfield Manor at the close of the London social season, both village and manor relax into their normal existence. But for four women, turmoil awaits. Each must battle the restrictions of her position as her faith and character are tested. Each will have a choice to make between her own happiness and a truth that will turn their carefully-ordered world upside down.
Continue the story with BOOK #2: BRIDE OF THE SUMMERFIELDS