January 2, 2014
In poll position to commemorate Magna Carta
On the banks of the River Medway in Kent stands the postcard-perfect Allington Castle. Its turrets, moat and portcullis, as yet untested in battle, stand as ready to defend England as they have been since 1281, when their owner applied to Edward I for permission to fortify a manor house. Today – finally – they are gearing up for a challenge 800 years in the making.
That’s because Allington’s current incumbent – the successor to Thomas Wyatt the poet, as well as his son Thomas Wyatt the rebel – is Sir Robert Worcester, the American psephologist who founded the polling company MORI.
Click here to read the full article in The Daily Telegraph (published 2nd January 2014).