The sun rises over Ullswater. Taken from the lakeshore just north of Glenridding.
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17th Century Orton Hall
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The Declaration of Arbroath asserted the independence of what country?
It was a letter sent to Pope John XXII
Arbroath is in Scotland!
22 October, 1877
Blantyre mining disaster
The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.
This monarch was second in line to the throne until the untimely death of his brother, the Duke of Clarence
His father was Edward VII
He ruled from 1910-1936