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Ness Botanic GardensNess Botanic Gardens
Ness, Cheshire, England

The botanic gardens of the University of Liverpool, sheltered by a belt of Lombardy poplars, oaks, and scotch pines from the winds of the Irish Sea, allowing year round interest.

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Selsdon Park Hotel and Golf Club London

Selsdon Park Hotel and Golf Club
London, Greater London

Set in 205 acres of spectacular parkland, it?s hard to imagine when staying at the Selsdon Park Hotel you are only 13 miles from the hustle and bustle of central London.This Neo-Jacobean building with a history dating as far back as 861AD has recently undergone a major £6 million refurbishment … more >>

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This Day in British History

30 October, 1485

Coronation of Henry VII

The first Tudor monarch, Henry gained the crown by defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth on 22 August

Monarch Mayhem

This king met Francis I of France at the Field of the Cloth of Gold



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Pickering, Yorkshire
in the Domesday Book

"In Pickering are 57 carucates of land to the geld, which 20 ploughs could plough. Morcar held this as 1 manor, with it Berewicks, Barton-le-Street, Newton-on-Rawcliffe, Blansby and Easthorpe. Now the king has it. There is 1 plough, and 20 villans with 6 ploughs. There is meadow half a league long and as much broad. But all the woodland which belongs to the manor is 16 leagues long and 4 broad. This manor was worth in the time of King Edward 88, now 20s4d."


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Sutton House
Sutton House - London, Greater London, England
A unique survival in London's East End, Sutton House was built by Sir Ralph Sadleir, a rising star at the court of Henry VIII. It became home to successive merchants, Huguenot silk weavers, Victorian schoolmistresses and Edwardian clergy and, although altered over the years, remains essentially a Tudor house. Oak panelled rooms and carved fireplaces survive intact and an exhibition tells the story of its former occupants. ... more

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