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British History Quiz

This famous military debacle was immortalized by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in his poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade



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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.

Monarch Mayhem

This queen escaped from Oxford Castle by walking through enemy lines in the middle of the night



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St Ives (Hotel)
The Old Ferry Boat

The Old Ferry Boat

The Old Ferry Boat is the oldest inn in England, and its foundations have been dated back to 560AD. The inn overlooks the river Great Ouse, which winds it way around the tiny hamlet of Holywell, Nr St.Ives, Cambridgeshire. In the summer you can relax in our extensive gardens with … more >>

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Wisbech (Hotel)
The Rose & Crown Hotel

The Rose & Crown Hotel

Conveniently located within the hustle and bustle of the thriving town of Wisbech The Rose and Crown Hotel re-opened under new management and after extensive refurbishment in June 2012. The hotel proudly takes centre stage as the jewel in the crown of Market Square and has close links to … more >>

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