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British History Quiz

This national celebration marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation


This Day in British History

22 March, 1322

Earl of Lancaster executed by Edward II

The earl had been largely responsible for killing Edward's favourite, Piers Gaveston.

Monarch Mayhem

This king's men brought the Stone of Scone to London, where it stayed beneath the coronation chair for almost 7 centuries


Waltham Abbey (Self catering)
Oak, Waltham Abbey


Willowside is a family run farm which is situated between Lea Valley regional park and Epping Forest. On the farm are sheep, llamas, horses and fishing lakes. We are ideally …
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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 …
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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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