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British History Quiz

King of Wessex and Mercia from 925, King of England from 926


This Day in British History

18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

Monarch Mayhem

This king was nicknamed 'Longshanks' for his height


Yarmouth (Self catering)
Sail Loft, Yarmouth

Sail Loft

Sail Loft is a welcoming first floor open plan loft apartment, situated 10 minutes walk from Yarmouth. The apartment sleeps four, which makes it ideal for families.
Sleeps 4

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Ryde (Self catering)
Easton House, Ryde

Easton House

This Grade II listed townhouse is in the town of Ryde on the Isle of Wight and sleeps seven people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Shanklin (Hotel)
Queensmead Hotel

Queensmead Hotel

This Queensmead situated in the heart of Shanklin offers its guests that personal touch. It prides itself in its tasteful decor and dedicated staff to make your holiday run smoothly and just how you like it. The hotel can cater for people of all ages and … more >>

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Newport (Hotel)
The Wheatsheaf

The Wheatsheaf

Originally a coaching inn dating back to the 17th century The Wheatsheaf Hotel is situated in the centre of Newport on the beautiful Isle Of Wight & is currently receiving a much needed touch of TLC. It boasts beautiful original features traditional top-notch dining experiences for breakfast lunch & … more >>

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