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British History Quiz

This famous industrialist established the ironworks at Coalbrookedale in 1709



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This Day in British History

23 January, 1045

Edward the Confessor marries Edith, daughter of Earl Godwin of Wessex

Edith was the sister of Harold, who would be defeated at the Battle of Hastings

Monarch Mayhem

This king was married to Berengaria of Navarre after a 20 year engagement to Alice of France



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Haltwhistle (Self catering)
Bastle House, Haltwhistle

Bastle House

This cottage is situated in Haltwhistle and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Rochester (Self catering)
Birdhopecraig Church, Rochester

Birdhopecraig Church

This detached, Grade II listed cottage sits in the small village of Rochester, Northumberland, sleeping seven people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Haydon Bridge (Hotel)
Langley Castle Hotel

Langley Castle Hotel

Genuine 14th castle set in a 12-acre woodland estate with brush-mown lawns restored to a magnificent and comfortable hotel. Langley is perfect for discovering the delights of Hadrians Wall and other local attractions. The exclusive nature of the castle makes Langley the perfect destination to be pampered in unique surroundings. … more >>

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Heddon-on-the-Wall (Hotel)
Close House Hotel

Close House Hotel

Close House Hotel offers everything that you would expect from a venue, 19 luxurious appointed bedrooms with ultra modern bathrooms, our award winning Bewickes Restaurant offering lunch and dinner, excellent meeting and private dining rooms for up to 100 guests and an challenging 18 hole golf course with Clubhouse. Why … more >>

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