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Bryan's Ground Bryan's Ground
Stapleton, Herefordshire, England

A three acre Arts and Crafts style garden surrounding a picturesque Edwardian house, on the Welsh border, with yew and box topiary, formal parterres, an herb garden, flower and shrub borders, a rose garden, heritage apple trees, and an Edwardian greenhouse.

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The Coach & Horses Inn
Chislehampton, Oxfordshire

The Coach and Horses Inn is a charming 16th Century Restaurant with Nine 3 AA Highly Commended en-suite double bedrooms situated around our picturesque courtyard , Just 100 meters from the river Thame .The popular oakbeamed restaurant and Picturesque al fresco dining offers a seasonal ala carte menu , Angus … more >>

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This Day in British History

03 March, 1843

Daniel Macnaghten acquitted of murdering Edward Drummond

TThe celebrated court case came about when Macnaughten shot Drummond, Peel's secretary, thinking he was Peel. Macnaughten was freed on the grounds of insanity, the 'Macnaughten Rules'

Monarch Mayhem

This king abdicated the throne on 11 December, 1936, before he had officially been crowned



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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
in the Domesday Book

"Aylesbury, a demesne manor of the king, has always been assessed at 16 hides. There is land for 16 plough. In demesne are 2 ploughs. There 20 villans with 14 bordars have 10 ploughs, and there could be 4 more. There are 2 slaves, and 2 mills rendering 23s, meadow for 8 ploughs, and from the remainder, 20s .... In this manor was and is a sokeman having 1 virgate of land, which he could give or sell to whom he wished, and yet he always does service to the king's sheriff. The church of this manor the Bishop of Lincoln holds."


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Wymondham Heritage Museum
Wymondham Heritage Museum - Wymondham, Norfolk, England
Wymondham Heritage Museum is housed in The Bridewell, a former police station, prison, and court. The museum, which is operated by the Wymodham Heritage Society, covers the rich history of Wymondham as a centre of the brush-making industry. There are exhibitions of daily life over the centuries, and a special display on Wymondham's most famous native, Robert Kett, who launched an unsuccessful rebellion in 1549 and was eventually hung from … ... more

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