Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotland properties.
This political and religious manifesto of 1638 was signed by those opposed to Charles I's religious policy in Scotland
The anti-Catholic document bound signatories to unite together and uphold true (i.e. Protestant) religion
It was followed in 1643 by the Solemn League and Covenant
09 June, 1898
Britain gets a 99 year lease on over 300 square miles of Chinese territory north of Kowloon
This king abdicated the throne on 11 December, 1936, before he had officially been crowned
He abdicated in order to marry Wallis Simpson, an American divorcee