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British History Quiz

This famous building, on the site of the notorious Newgate Prison, is the site of the Central Criminal Court



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This Day in British History

20 November, 869

Death of St Edmund

A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.

Monarch Mayhem

This child king came to throne at the age of 12, but probably died in the Tower of London two years later



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Amble-by-the-Sea (Self catering)
Silversands Cottage, Amble-by-the-Sea

Silversands Cottage

This beautifully-presented terraced cottage is in the town of Amble and sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Hexham (Self catering)
Wanney Cottage, Hexham

Wanney Cottage

Wanney Cottage is a 19th Centurary former quarryman's cottage, which has been sympathatically renovated, retaining its old charm and yet offering all modern facilities. The cottage is reached by …
Sleeps 4

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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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