|Robin Hood's Bay, North
The former smuggler's haunt perches dramatically above a sweeping bay.
Robin Hood's Bay Photo Detail
All photos © David Ross and Britain Express
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A 'pocket borough' was also known as what?
These boroughs often had none or only a handful of electors
One example was Dunwich (Suffolk) which sent MPs to Parliament despite the fact that the town had been submerged beneath the sea for centuries
This Day in British History
26 February, 1564
Birth of Christopher Marlowe
Marlowe (d. 1594) was the most celebrated dramatist of his day - more highly regarded at the time than William Shakespeare