Suggested Tours of Thomas Hardy Country in Dorset.
Touring Hardy Country
BY DAVID ROSS, EDITOR
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British History Quiz
Two of William the Conqueror's sons became kings of England. Who was the third son?
He was named Duke of Normandy after William died in 1087
He was defeated at Tinchbrai in 1106 and imprisoned for the rest of his life
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'