Treasure (5 pages found in this category)

Beeston Castle

Former royal castle built in the 1220s by Ranulf de Blondeville, 6th Earl of Chester, (1170–1232), on his return from the Fifth Crusade.

Hulme Hall

Former half-timbered manor house on the banks of the River Irwell in Manchester, demolished in about 1840.

Manchester Mummy

Mummified body of Hannah Beswick (1688–1758, a wealthy woman with a pathological fear of premature burial.

Mr. Brisher’s Treasure

Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1899, a morality tale of greed and hypocrisy.

The Treasure in the Forest

Short story written by H. G. Wells and published in 1897, about the fate of two men who steal a treasure map from a Chinaman.