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England Heritage Travel Guide


Find historic places to visit in England - browse our tourism guide by County, region (see the menu below or click on the map), or Type of Attraction. Also see our Trip planning tools and in-depth City Guides to some of the most popular England destinations. For accommodation information, see our guides to hotels, bed and breakfasts, and self catering cottages in England.

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Porthleven
Porthleven - Porthleven, Cornwall, England
Located on the south Cornish coast, close to Hayle, Porthleven has one of the prettiest harbours in Cornwall. The harbour was built during the Napoleonic Wars, using French prisoners as a labour force. There is an active fishing fleet, and you can eat fresh-caught fish at a number of restaurants around the harbour. Pretty fisherman's cottages abound. The area is protected by conservation regulations, so the village retains its old world charm without feeling like … ... more

 

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30 September, 1399

Henry IV declares himself king of England

Henry takes the throne after deposing Richard II. The actual coronation takes place on 13 October, and Richard is killed, probably by Henry's order, the next year.

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This king was born Henry Bolingbroke, son of John of Gaunt



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