|Gardens in England Gazetteer - W-Z
An A-Z gazetteer of great gardens open to the public in England
English Gardens W-Z
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British History Quiz
A 'pocket borough' was also known as what?
These boroughs often had none or only a handful of electors
One example was Dunwich (Suffolk) which sent MPs to Parliament despite the fact that the town had been submerged beneath the sea for centuries
This Day in British History
27 August, 1877
Birth of Charles Rolls
Rolls would go on to form the Rolls-Royce company with Frederick Royce and produce luxury automobiles and aerocraft engines among other things. Rolls was the first British person to be killed in an aircraft accident.