Not your usual Lake District sight - a peculiar creature adorns the small museum and visitor centre at Seatoller.
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17th Century Orton Hall
Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>
This Labour politician was Prime Minister twice from 1945-1950 and 1950-51
He led the Labour Party in Churchill's wartime coalition government
He was the first Labour PM to hold a Commons majority
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.
Whose heir was lost at sea in the wreck of the 'White Ship'?
The year was 1120
The new heir was the king's daughter, Matilda