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British History Quiz

This dashing courtier was a favourite of Elizabeth I, but she eventually had him executed after he rose in rebellion


This Day in British History

24 May, 1450

Jack Cade's rebellion begins

Cade, an Irish soldier, led men from Kent, Surrey, Sussex,, and Middlesex against Henry VI

Monarch Mayhem

This king was captured at the Battle of Lincoln on 2 February, 1141


Compton Bishop (Self catering)
Crooks Cottage, Compton Bishop

Crooks Cottage

Dunnett Farm cottages can be found nestled at the base of Crooks Peak within the grounds of Dunnett Farm. The surrounding area is one of Natural Outstanding Beauty and boasts …
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Winscombe (Self catering)
Barrowmead Cottage, Winscombe

Barrowmead Cottage

This very comfortable cottage enjoys lovely views of open countryside. Open plan sitting/dining room with wood burning stove leading to well equipped kitchen. Twin bedded room with TV and door …
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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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