|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 war between England and Spain was ostensibly fought over Spanish mistreatment of an English sailor
The real reason for the war was England's attempts to break Spanish monopoly of South American trade
The central figure was a seaman named Captain Jenkins!
This Day in British History
17 October, 1346
Battle of Neville's Cross
Invading Scots under David II are defeated near Durham. David is captured, his nephew Robert the Steward becomes Regent of Scotland