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British History Quiz

This Chancellor of England was named Archbishop of Canterbury by Richard II, who then banished him. He returned when Henry IV deposed Richard.



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This Day in British History

23 March, 1743

First English performance of Handel's Messiah

During the performance at Covent Garden, George II started the tradition of standing for the 'Hallelujah Chorus'

Monarch Mayhem

This king's madness led to a Regency headed by his son, George (and to a popular modern film!)



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Winscombe (Self catering)
Granary Cottage, Winscombe

Granary Cottage

This cottage is located on a non-working farm near to Winscombe in Somerset and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Ellicombe (Self catering)
Old Chapel Cottage, Ellicombe

Old Chapel Cottage

A detached characterful cottage converted from the Manor House Chapel. Spacious and very comfortable sitting room with doors to private garden area. Spacious well equipped kitchen with dining area and …
Sleeps 3

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Castle Cary (Hotel)
The George Hotel

The George Hotel

It has managed to preserve many historic features of the town, such as the round house, horsepond and many other local buildings, dating back to the 16th century. The hotel is owned and managed by Daniel Patrick along with family and staff. Our aim is to provide our guests with … more >>

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Glastonbury (Hotel)
The George and Pilgrim

The George and Pilgrim

Built in the 1400s The George and Pilgrim is the oldest purpose-built pub in the South West of England. Situated in the heart of Glastonbury it is steeped in history and old folk law. The building has a paneled stone frontage mullion windows and old oak beams. All 14 … more >>

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