ElizabetElizabeth StJohn Headshoth St.John was educated in England and lives in San Diego, California. She has tracked down family papers and sites from Nottingham Castle, Lydiard Park, and the British Library to Castle Fonmon and The Tower of London. Although the family sold a few castles and country homes along the way (it’s hard to keep a good castle going these days), Elizabeth’s family still occupy them – in the form of portraits, memoirs, and gardens that carry their imprint. And the occasional ghost. But that’s a different story.


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Footnote: The recipe featured in the header of this website is from Lady Johanna St.John’s Physick Book, which is held at The Wellcome Library, London.