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The Great House Hotel
Bridgend, Glamorgan

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Welcome to The Great House Hotel a grade II listed building believed to have been a gift from Queen Elizabeth I to the Earl of Leicester for use as a hunting lodge. More modern day … more >>

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British History Quiz

The fourth wife of Henry VIII, who agreed to marry her partly on the basis of a flattering portrait painted by Holbein



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This Day in British History

20 November, 869

Death of St Edmund

A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.

Monarch Mayhem

This king was the first Plantagent to be buried in England



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