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Text © David Ross and Britain Express 2001
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This scholar and Freemason donated a collection of curiosities that became the basis for one of Britain's - and the world's - great museums.
The museum opened in the heart of Oxford in 1683
The museum is called the Ashmolean!
This Day in British History
22 April, 1445
Henry VI marries Margaret of Anjou
Margaret's father was Rene, King of Sicily. Unusually for a royal wedding, the ceremony took place at Titchfield Abbey in Hampshire