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Llanddewi, St David's ChurchLlanddewi, St David's Church
Knelston, Glamorgan, Wales

St David's is a 12th-13th century church with intriguing memorial slabs, the lagest bell on the Gower, and a Norman tub font.

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Situated a short distance from both Leeds and York, Hazlewood Castle has become a tranquil haven for those wanting to get away from it all. Restaurant Anise provides a chic French ambience with a bistro style cuisine throughout the day and into the night. Set in 77 acres of woodland, … more >>

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This Day in British History

20 December, 1192

Richard I captured and imprisoned by Leopold V of Austria

Richard (the Lionheart) and Leopold had become enemies on the 3rd Crusade. Richard was only freed after payment of a heavy ransom.

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This king lost his baggage in an ill-advised crossing of The Wash



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Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
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"In Tewkesbury were 95 hides in the time of King Edward. Of these, 45 are in demesne, and were quit of all royal service and geld except the service of the lord himself whose manor it was. In the capital manor were in demesne 12 ploughs, and all together 50 slaves and female slaves and 16 bordars lived around the hall, and 2 mills rendering 20s, and 1 fishery, and 1 salt-pan at Droitwich pertaining to the manor ... At Tewkesbury are now 13 burgesses paying 20s a year. The market which the queen established there renders 11s8d."


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Oxford, St Michael at the North Gate Church
Oxford, St Michael at the North Gate Church - Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
The tower of St Michael's was built around 1040, making it the oldest surving building in Oxford. Climb the Saxon tower for views across the city and see the prison door from the Oxford Martyrs' cell. ... more

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