|Bedfordshire Travel Guide
- Family attractions
A guide to Bedfordshire, England, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.
Family Attractions in Bedfordshire
Name the Historic attraction
British Heritage Awards
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British History Quiz
This financial institution was formed in 1694 to finance William III's French wars
It did not open its first branch until 1826
Its notes were official made legal tender in 1833
This Day in British History
20 November, 869
Death of St Edmund
A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.