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Mirehouse has had links to fascinating and significant literary figures over the years.  Alfred, Lord Tennyson was a close friend of James Spedding and visited Mirehouse twice, bringing his wife Emily here on their honeymoon.  He met Edward Fitzgerald at Mirehouse.  James Spedding was Francis Bacon's editor and biographer and as such manuscripts and books from Bacon's time are found in this family home.