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British History Quiz

This war between England and Spain was ostensibly fought over Spanish mistreatment of an English sailor



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This Day in British History

26 April, 1320

Declaration of Arbroath

Scottish nobles send a letter to the Pope affirming their loyalty to Robert the Bruce as king, ignoring papal objections

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch led his army to triumph at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690



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Southend-on-Sea (Self catering)
The Stable, Southend-on-Sea

The Stable

Entrance to open plan sitting/dining room/kitchen with French door to patio and garden. Wet room/WC. First floor: Galleried double bedroom with sleigh bed TV and free standing roll-top bath.
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Thurrock (Self catering)
Lavender Cottage, Thurrock

Lavender Cottage

Open plan sitting/dining room with with wood burning stove wooden floor. Well equipped kitchen. Bathroom/WC with roll top bath (shower attachment). Stairs to mezzanine with double bed beams sloping ceilings …
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Colchester (Hotel)
Red Lion Hotel

Red Lion Hotel

The Red Lion Hotel is an historical Grade 1 listed building (1465) located in the town centre of historic Colchester. The hotel is one of the oldest inns in East Anglia and has been described as a fine example of Tudor England.The hotel is located in the town centre and … more >>

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Brentwood (Hotel)
Marygreen Manor Hotel

Marygreen Manor Hotel

Historic 16th Century Tudor House Hotel retaining many of its original features incorporating every modern facility. Rosetted Restaurant with award winning wine list. Tranquil garden. Four poster suites. Ample parking more >>

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