Wast Water, the deepest (and in my opinion, probably the prettiest) of the lakes in the Lake District.
Wast Water lake
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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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17th Century Orton Hall
Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>
This Christian missionery served as the first Archbishop of Canterbury
He was sent by Pope Gregory V to King Ethelbert of Kent in 597 AD
He established a church at Canterbury that later evolved into Canterbury Cathedral
18 October, 1529
Cardinal Wolsey falls from power
Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)
This king's men brought the Stone of Scone to London, where it stayed beneath the coronation chair for almost 7 centuries
He was asked to choose between 13 claimants to the Scottish throne
He was known as the Hammer of Scots