Looking north along Brothers Water towards Hartsop village and Ullswater.
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A 'pocket borough' was also known as what?
These boroughs often had none or only a handful of electors
One example was Dunwich (Suffolk) which sent MPs to Parliament despite the fact that the town had been submerged beneath the sea for centuries
23 February, 1421
Catherine of France crowned Queen of England
Catherine's husband, Henry V, would die a year later
This king married Matilda, daughter of Malcolm III of Scotland
He originally planned to marry Eagdyth, a different daughter of Malcolm
He came to the throne in 1100