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The first uniform postal service, introduced by Rowland Hill, began in 1840, and was called the ...
The rate stayed the same until 1918
The first stamp was called the 'penny black'
18 May, 1152
Prince Henry, son of Queen Matilda, marries Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor was divorced from Louis VII of France only a few weeks earlier
This queen's second husband, Lord Darnley, was murdered, possibly with her knowledge
She was the daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise
She was executed by order of Elizabeth I