|Robin Hood's Bay, North
The former smuggler's haunt perches dramatically above a sweeping bay.
Robin Hood's Bay Photo Detail
Fishing boats at the harbour
All photos © David Ross and Britain Express
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This Chancellor of England was named Archbishop of Canterbury by Richard II, who then banished him. He returned when Henry IV deposed Richard.
He served as Richard's chancellor from 1386-1389, and again from 1391-1396
He served as Henry IV's chancellor untilthe Beaufort's briefly ousted him from office in 1410
This Day in British History
17 August, 1836
First Registrar-General of Births, Marriages and Deaths appointed. Marriages now allowed in non-conformist chapels