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Knighton Hotel

Knighton Hotel
Knighton, Powys

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Located in the heart of the town on the Welsh border in beautiful Powys. Approximately one hours drive to Shrewsbury Worcester and Hereford. With free WIFI restaurant and bar. This 16th Century weather boarded Coaching … more >>

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This notorious favourite of Edward II was created the Earl of Cornwall and Keeper of the Realm



26 February, 1564

Birth of Christopher Marlowe

Marlowe (d. 1594) was the most celebrated dramatist of his day - more highly regarded at the time than William Shakespeare

This king defeated Guthrun the Dane at the Battle of Edington





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