|Robin Hood's Bay, North
The former smuggler's haunt perches dramatically above a sweeping bay.
Robin Hood's Bay Photo Detail
Colourfully painted cottage doors
All photos © David Ross and Britain Express
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This 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics
He also studied alchemy and languages
He was censured and finally imprisoned by his own order for his scientific teachings
This Day in British History
23 March, 1743
First English performance of Handel's Messiah
During the performance at Covent Garden, George II started the tradition of standing for the 'Hallelujah Chorus'