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About the National Trust
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
20 June, 1756
Black Hole of Calcutta
Siraj-ud-Daula takes Calcutta and throws British captives into a small dungeon. 120 of the captives die.
This monarch was dubbed the Virgin Queen, for she never married
She followed her sister Mary to the throne
One of her favourites was Sir Francis Drake