|Robin Hood's Bay, North
The former smuggler's haunt perches dramatically above a sweeping bay.
Robin Hood's Bay Photo Detail
Robin Hoods Bay from Ravenscar
All photos © David Ross and Britain Express
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29 March, 1461
Battle of Towton
In the bloodiest battle on English soil, Edward of York defeats a Lancastrian army, forcing Henry VI to flee to Scotland