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Browsholme HallBrowsholme Hall
Clitheroe, Lancashire, England

Browsholme is an early Tudor house with the addition of a Regency wing. Within the house are a collection of portraits, weapons, armour, and antiquities. In local dialect Brownholme is pronounced 'Brewsom', and it has been the home of the Parker family since it was built in 1507.

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29 August, 1833

Factory Act

Act declared no child labour under 9, nine hour day for children under 13

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This monarch led his army to triumph at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690



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Lincoln, Lincolnshire
in the Domesday Book

"In the city of Lincoln in the time of King Edward there were 970 inhabited messuages. This number is reckoned according to the English method; that is 100 for 120. In the city itself were 12 lawmen, that is men having sake and soke ... In the time of King Edward the city of Lincoln rendered to the king£20 and to the earl £10. Now it renders £100 by tale between the king and the earl. The mint, however, renders £75."


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Wigginton, St Giles Church
Wigginton, St Giles Church - Wigginton, Oxfordshire, England
A 13th century church built of ironstone. There are two medieval effigies in the chancel, and a curious canopied niche decorated with carvings of a swan and dolphin. The tower may incorporate Roman bricks from an earlier temple on this site. ... more

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