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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 fleet was sent by Philip of Spain in an attempt to invade England
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This Day in British History
18 August, 1707
Death of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire
Cavendish was a powerful supporter of the Glorious Revolution of 1888, bringing William and Mary to the throne. He also rebuilt Chatsworth House, creating one of the great English country houses.