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HISTORY CORNER
Name the mystery historic attraction
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This 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics



18 October, 1529

Cardinal Wolsey falls from power

Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)

Whose heir was lost at sea in the wreck of the 'White Ship'?





Hungerford (Self catering)
9 Leverton Cottages, Hungerford

9 Leverton Cottages

This beautiful thatched cottage is grade II listed and has recently been renovated. The cottage is set amongst fields on a private lane that leads to the the River Kennet. …
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Windsor (Hotel)
Sir Christopher Wren's House Hotel

Sir Christopher Wren's House Hotel

An elegant Grade II listed town-house hotel overlooking the River Thames and in walking distance of Windsor town centre. Sheltering beneath the walls of Windsor Castle, Sir Christopher Wren's House Hotel enjoys a setting of remarkable beauty on the corner of Eton Bridge. A warm greeting awaits guests to the … more >>

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Reading (Hotel)
The Crown at Playhatch

The Crown at Playhatch

A charming 16th century Country Inn with an excellent restaurant and luxurious modern accommodation. Set in the picturesque hamlet of Playhatch, nestled between the Thames and the Chilterns area of outstanding natural beauty, yet conveniently close to Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Maidenhead with high-speed rail links to London, the West and … more >>

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