George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV, was executed by drowning in ...
The liquid was alcoholic
The liquid was called malmsey, a sweet beverage produced originally in Greece and more recently in Madeira
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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