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British History Quiz

This Saxon leader resisted the Norman invasion from a base in the fens near present-day Ely


This Day in British History

23 March, 1743

First English performance of Handel's Messiah

During the performance at Covent Garden, George II started the tradition of standing for the 'Hallelujah Chorus'

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch's nickname was 'Lackland'


Clacton-on-Sea (Self catering)
Driftwood, Clacton-on-Sea


This single-storey cottage in Holland-on-Sea near Clacton-on-Sea sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Leigh-on-Sea (Self catering)
Estuary View, Leigh-on-Sea

Estuary View

18 steps down to entrance: Spacious open-plan sitting/dining room and well-equipped kitchen area with a door to decked balcony. Lower ground floor: Utility area. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath). Access to …
Sleeps 7

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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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