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British History Quiz

This Chancellor of England was named Archbishop of Canterbury by Richard II, who then banished him. He returned when Henry IV deposed Richard.


This Day in British History

24 March, 1603

Death of Elizabeth I

Elizabeth's death at Richmond Palace led to the succession of James VI of Scotland as James I of England

Monarch Mayhem

A devout Catholic, this monarch married Philip of Spain


Awre (Self catering)
Hamstalls, Awre


One of two idyllic holiday cottages situated in a peaceful, rural location on the Severn estuary next to the Forest of Dean. These well equipped, ground floor cottages look …
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Lechlade (Self catering)
The Smythy, Lechlade

The Smythy

One of four charming barn conversions in a courtyard setting in Lechlade, near Cirencester, and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
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Tewkesbury (Hotel)
The Tudor House Hotel

The Tudor House Hotel

Dating back to the 16th century Tudor House Hotel is on the edge of historic Tewkesbury overlooking the River Avon and is part of the RelaxInnz prestige collection. Rich in history the Tudor House features exposed oak beams open fireplaces and an original priests hole. There is also a secret … more >>

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Gloucester (Hotel)
The Little Thatch

The Little Thatch

The Little Thatch Hotel is 3 miles from Gloucester and junction 12 of the M5. The Little Thatch has a restaurant free parking and en suite rooms with TVs. Originally built in 1351 it notes King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn as former guests. The Little Thatch … more >>

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