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British History Quiz

Mary, Queen of Scots was moved here following the failure of the Babington Plot to free her from captivity in 1586



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This Day in British History

20 November, 869

Death of St Edmund

A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.

Monarch Mayhem

This English king lost the Battle of Bannockburn to Robert the Bruce



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Thurrock (Self catering)
Bee Cottage, Thurrock

Bee Cottage

All on ground floor: Living room with double bed/dining room. Steps down to kitchen. Steps down to bathroom with roll-top bath shower attachment and toilet.
Sleeps 2

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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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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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