|Robin Hood's Bay, North
The former smuggler's haunt perches dramatically above a sweeping bay.
Robin Hood's Bay Photo Detail
Lobster pots at the harbour
All photos © David Ross and Britain Express
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A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity
Mary was executed after being implicated in the plot
The plot was led by Anthony Babington!
This Day in British History
28 June, 1491
Henry VIII born at Greenwich
Henry, the second son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, was named Duke of York in 1494