|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 Scottish lord was chosen by Edward I of England as the new king of Scotland in 1292
He actually had little to do with Scotland prior to becoming king; most of his lands were in England and France
He resisted Edward's interventions in Scotland, and was forced to resign the crown in 1296
This Day in British History
26 September, 672
Synod of Hertford
The Synod of Hertford was a church gathering that proclaimed the supremacy of the see of Canterbury in the English church. The Archbishop of Canterbury was given the power to divide dioceses and to create new bishops.