Belvoir Castle Leicestershire, England. Hugh Bigod, 1st Earl of Norfolk (1095–1177) was born at Belvoir Castle and constable. He was the second son of Roger Bigod (d. 1107), Sheriff of Norfolk, who founded the Bigod name in England. Da Vinci Code was filmed here among many other movies. Roger is generation 27 on family tree.
From our July 2015 issue: In “A Wish Come True,” a Washington state couple with New England origins discover a pitch-perfect saltbox that evokes memories of their East Coast upbringing. (Photographed by BlackstoneEdge.com, styled by Donna Pizzi) Learn more: http://www.countrysampler.com/issues/detail.php?issue_code=C0715&source=Pin