English: Scrooby is a small village, on the River Ryton and near Bawtry, in the northern part of the English county of Nottinghamshire. At the time of the 2001 census it had a population of 329. Until 1766, it was on the Great North Road so became a stopping-off point for numerous important figures including Queen Elizabeth I and Cardinal Wolsey on their journeys. The latter stayed at the Manor House briefly, after his fall from favour.
Nederlands: Scrooby is een kleine plaats in het bestuurlijke gebied Bassetlaw, in het Engelse graafschap Nottinghamshire.


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