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Text © David Ross and Britain Express 2001
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British Heritage Awards
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British History Quiz
This soldier and war hero founded the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides
He made his name at the siege of Mafeking (1899-1900)
He popularized his ideas in the 1908 book 'Scouting for Boys'
This Day in British History
16 January, 1707
Act of Union accepted by Scottish Parliament
The act brought England and Scotland together under Queen Anne, with Scotland accepting the Hannoverian succession