|Robin Hood's Bay, North
The former smuggler's haunt perches dramatically above a sweeping bay.
Name the Historic attraction
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This soldier and war hero founded the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides
He made his name at the siege of Mafeking (1899-1900)
He popularized his ideas in the 1908 book 'Scouting for Boys'
This Day in British History
18 January, 1486
Henry VII marries Elizabeth of York
Elizabeth is the daughter of Edward IV. The marriage efectively united the Houses of York and Lancaster, ending the Wars of the Roses