This national celebration marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation
Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837 and the festical took place in 1897
There was a Golden Jubilee ten years earlier in 1887
19 July, 1545
Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth
The Mary Rose was Henry VIII's pride and joy, and the ship sank while Henry watched from the shore.
Close to the ancient stannary towns of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh and the medieval town of Totnes, midway between Plymouth and Exeter, this charming character 16th Century former corn mill offers the warmth of a homely atmosphere with hotel quality and service in a superb central location, perfectly placed for holidays … more >>
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