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Castles in England
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Name the Historic attraction
British Heritage Awards
Celebrate the best of British Heritage in our annual
British History Quiz
The 'rough wooing' described what action by Henry VIII?
The date was 1544-5
It followed the failure of attempts to marry Henry's son Edward to Mary, Queen of Scots
This Day in British History
23 October, 1642
Battle of Edgehill
First serious battle of the Civil War, Prince Rupert defeats Parliamentary forces led by Earl of Essex