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Westonbirt Arboretum Photo Detail
Benches are scattered throughout Westonbirt;
this one provides a quiet vantage point beside Main Drive.
Image © David Ross and Britain Express
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This battle outside York saw the triumph of Harold Hardrada of Norway over Edwin and Morcar, Earls of Mercia and Northumbria respectively
Hardrada's victory forced King Harold of England to march hurriedly north to give battle at Stamford Bridge
Harald was aided by King Harold's rebellious brother, Tostig
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30 May, 1536
Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour
Henry's second wife, Anne Boleyn, was executed only 11 days previously.