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British History Quiz

This decisive battle saw Alfred the Great defeat the Danes under Guthrun



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This Day in British History

21 May, 1471

Henry VI killed at Tower of London

Henry's murder neatly coincided with the triumphant arrival in London of Edward of York (soon to become Edward IV)

Monarch Mayhem

This king confronted Wat Tyler during the Peasant's Revolt of 1381



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Wolsingham (Self catering)
Willow Cottage, Wolsingham

Willow Cottage

Built in the early 1800?s this sandstone cottage is tucked away down a cobbled lane in the conservation village of Wolsingham, in unspoilt Weardale, which is located in the North …
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Stanhope (Self catering)
The Dales, Stanhope

The Dales

This charming 19th Century stone terrace cottage is ideally situated only a few minutes walk from The Dales village of Stanhope, nestling in the heart of Weardale. Superb local walking in …
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Darlington (Historic Hotel)
The Blackwell Grange Hotel

The Blackwell Grange Hotel

Unwind in the elegance of this beautiful 17th century mansion set in 15 acres of its own wooded parklands. Walking distance from the centre of Darlington and yet only a short drive from breathtaking Yorkshire Dales scenery, this hotel is fabulous for both business and leisure.Minutes from the A1, and … more >>

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Walworth (Historic Hotel)
Walworth Castle Hotel

Walworth Castle Hotel

Ever dreamed of being a King of a Castle? Well now you can at 12th century Walworth Castle Hotel! Try our Fit for a King Suites featuring Castle Towers and Jacuzzi baths, and enjoy award winning cuisine in Hansards restaurant. Sample the local cask Ale. Try our famous Carvery served … more >>

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