Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

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Broach Spire

A spire atop a square tower. Broach spires are usually octagonal, and each triangular face of the spire is termed a 'broach'.

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Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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British History Quiz

This conflict between King John and his most powerful nobles resulted in the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215



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This Day in British History

19 October, 1216

Death of King John

The unlamented John died at Newark, and was buried at Worcester Cathedral, the only king to lie there

Monarch Mayhem

This king rebuilt Westminster Abbey as a shrine to Edward the Confessor



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