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British History Quiz

The first major battle of the English Civil War was fought 23 October 1642



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This Day in British History

22 January, 1552

Lord Protector Somerset executed

Somerset was ousted by the ambitious Earl of Northumberland

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch took the throne in 1952 after the death of George VI



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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.
Sleeps 2

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Thurrock (Self catering)
Rosemary Cottage, Thurrock

Rosemary Cottage

Open plan sitting/dining room with wood burning stove wooden floor and well equipped kitchen area. Double bedroom. Two step up then two steps down to bathroom/WC (shower over bath). Steep …
Sleeps 4

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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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