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British History Quiz

This British Bible was published in 1611 following the Hampton Court Conference of 1604



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This Day in British History

26 February, 1564

Birth of Christopher Marlowe

Marlowe (d. 1594) was the most celebrated dramatist of his day - more highly regarded at the time than William Shakespeare

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was buried in three places; her entrails at Lincoln Cathedral, her heart at Blackfriars in London, and her body at Westminster Abbey



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Washford (Self catering)
Ash Lodge, Washford

Ash Lodge

This lovely, semi-detached barn conversion in Washford, Somerset, sleeps eight in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Shepton Mallet (Self catering)
Lake View Lodge, Shepton Mallet

Lake View Lodge

This charming detached lodge sits 3 miles from the village of Shepton Mallet in Somerset, and can sleep 6 people in 3 bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Castle Cary (Hotel)
The George Hotel

The George Hotel

It has managed to preserve many historic features of the town, such as the round house, horsepond and many other local buildings, dating back to the 16th century. The hotel is owned and managed by Daniel Patrick along with family and staff. Our aim is to provide our guests with … more >>

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Glastonbury (Hotel)
The George and Pilgrim

The George and Pilgrim

Built in the 1400s The George and Pilgrim is the oldest purpose-built pub in the South West of England. Situated in the heart of Glastonbury it is steeped in history and old folk law. The building has a paneled stone frontage mullion windows and old oak beams. All 14 … more >>

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