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British History Quiz

Sir Francis Drake famously completed his game of what pastime before sailing out to meet the Spanish Armada?



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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 monarch's sons were called 'The Devil's Brood'



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Warminster (Self catering)
Sherrington Stables, Warminster

Sherrington Stables

Sherrington Stables is on the edge of the enchanting hamlet of Sherrington with its picturesque watercress beds in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is a delightful single storey cottage …
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Rowde (Self catering)
Rowdecroft Farm Byre, Rowde

Rowdecroft Farm Byre

This single-storey barn conversion is located in the village of Rowde and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
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Amesbury (Hotel)
George Hotel

George Hotel

The George Hotel is located in the small attractive town of Amesbury only 9 miles north of Salisbury and just 5 minutes drive away from the UNESCO site of Stonehenge. This 13th Century hotel is steeped in history retaining many of its original features while still providing guests with … more >>

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Salisbury (Hotel)
The Old Mill

The Old Mill

The Old Mill Hotel is a 15th century building with features dating back to 1250. From its early ecclesiastical beginnings it was transformed in the 16th century to a paper mill. The hotel is in the most tranquil location while the shopping and tourist district of Salisbury City centre is … more >>

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