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This assembly of Parliament in 1653 consisted of 140 'godly men' selected by Cromwell and the Council of Officers



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This Day in British History

01 May, 1464

Edward IV marries Elizabeth Woodville

The marriage is held in secret, and not divulged to the royal council until 14 September

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Defeated Robert, Duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Avranches



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Stanhope (Self catering)
Unthank Hall, Stanhope

Unthank Hall

This historic Grade II* listed 16th century country house is situated on the edge of the village of Stanhope, County Durham and sleeps seven people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Coxhoe (Self catering)
The Dairy, Coxhoe

The Dairy

This semi detached barn conversion is located on a working farm in Coxhoe near to Durham and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Darlington (Historic Hotel)
The Blackwell Grange Hotel

The Blackwell Grange Hotel

Unwind in the elegance of this beautiful 17th century mansion set in 15 acres of its own wooded parklands. Walking distance from the centre of Darlington and yet only a short drive from breathtaking Yorkshire Dales scenery, this hotel is fabulous for both business and leisure.Minutes from the A1, and … more >>

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Walworth (Historic Hotel)
Walworth Castle Hotel

Walworth Castle Hotel

Ever dreamed of being a King of a Castle? Well now you can at 12th century Walworth Castle Hotel! Try our Fit for a King Suites featuring Castle Towers and Jacuzzi baths, and enjoy award winning cuisine in Hansards restaurant. Sample the local cask Ale. Try our famous Carvery served … more >>

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