|Robin Hood's Bay, North
The former smuggler's haunt perches dramatically above a sweeping bay.
Robin Hood's Bay Photo Detail
Cobbled lane, Robin Hoods Bay
All photos © David Ross and Britain Express
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This musical conductor is best known for composing 'Rule Britannia'
He was the conductor of the Drury Lane Theatre, then Covent Garden
He lived from 1710-1778
This Day in British History
22 October, 1877
Blantyre mining disaster
The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.