|Robin Hood's Bay, North
The former smuggler's haunt perches dramatically above a sweeping bay.
Robin Hood's Bay Photo Detail
Gate and stairs leading to colourful cottages
All photos © David Ross and Britain Express
Name the Historic attraction
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British History Quiz
This assembly of Parliament in 1653 consisted of 140 'godly men' selected by Cromwell and the Council of Officers
It was named for one of its members, 'Praisegod Barbon'
The Parliament was too divided by sectarian religious views, and was disbanded after 5 months
This Day in British History
22 July, 1298
Battle of Falkirk
Edward I defeates Scots under William Wallace. Wallace forced to flee Scotland