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British History Quiz

This financial institution was formed in 1694 to finance William III's French wars



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This Day in British History

13 December, 1577

Francis Drake embarks on round the world voyage

Drake leaves Plymouh harbour aboard the Pelican for a 3 year voyage circumnavigating the globe

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was immortalized by Edmund Spenser in his 'Faerie Queene'



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Gainford (Self catering)
Barforth Hall Lodge, Gainford

Barforth Hall Lodge

This spacious, single-storey cottage near Gainford sleeps up to twelve people in six bedrooms.
Sleeps 12

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Staindrop (Self catering)
Foxholes, Staindrop

Foxholes

This cottage is on a working farm near to the village of Staindrop close to Barnard Castle and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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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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