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Westonbirt Arboretum Photo Detail
Autumn foliage in Acer Glade, one of the most
colourful sections of Westonbirt.
Image © David Ross and Britain Express
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A 'pocket borough' was also known as what?
These boroughs often had none or only a handful of electors
One example was Dunwich (Suffolk) which sent MPs to Parliament despite the fact that the town had been submerged beneath the sea for centuries
This Day in British History
18 January, 1486
Henry VII marries Elizabeth of York
Elizabeth is the daughter of Edward IV. The marriage efectively united the Houses of York and Lancaster, ending the Wars of the Roses