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Saint Hill ManorSaint Hill Manor
East Grinstead, West Sussex, England

Saint Hill is an attractive Georgian manor house on the fringe of East Grinstead, built by Gibbs Crawfurd in 1792. The Manor was restored to its original conmdition by L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Scientology movement, and contains exhibits relating to Hubbard's life and voluminous writings.

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Amberley Castle - Relais & Chateaux Amberley

Amberley Castle - Relais & Chateaux
Amberley, West Sussex

Hidden away for 900 years near the picturesque village of Amberley in the chalk South Downs, Amberley Castle is a magnificent historical treasure that offers a truly unique experience. Through the Portcullis and 60 ft curtain walls you will find beautiful landscaped gardens, fine examples of medieval architecture and an … more >>

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31 October, 1147

Death of Earl Robert of Gloucester

Robert was Empress Maud's military leader in her struggle for the throne with King Stephen

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This king defeated Henry Hotspur at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403



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Kendal, Cumbria
in the Domesday Book

"The parish church of Holy Trinity in Kendal was begun around 1201 on the foundations of an earlier Saxon church. It might look peaceful today, but in the year 1210 Scots under the Earl of Fife raided south into modern Cumbria. When the raiders came to Kendal, the local women and children took shelter in the church, but the Scots entered and put them all to the sword."


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Hoxne, St Peter & St Paul Church
Hoxne, St Peter & St Paul Church - Hoxne, Suffolk, England
Most of the church is 14th-15th century, in Perpendicular style, though there are parts of much earlier buildings incorporated into the fabric, indicating the great age of the site. The striking tower was built by John de la Pole, the 2nd Duke of Suffolk, in 1450. In the same year the south porch was added. Inevitably there is some Victorian remodelling, but for the most part St Peter and St … ... more

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