|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 decisive battle saw Alfred the Great defeat the Danes under Guthrun
The site is just south of Chippenham, in Wiltshire
Alfred's success forced the Danes to agree to the Peace of Wedmore and retreat into East Anglia
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'