Old Bell Hotel
This beautiful period property is steeped in character with log fires paintings stone walls and period furniture. It is reputed to be England's oldest hotel, adjacent to the famous Abbey in the historic town of Malmesbury on the edge of the Cotswolds. Dine in Edwardian splendour in the award winning … more >>
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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'
21 June, 1377
Death of Edward III
Edward is succeeded by his grandson, Richard, son of the Black Prince