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British History Quiz

This first president of the Royal Academy was the foremost portrait painter of the late 18th century



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This Day in British History

20 June, 1756

Black Hole of Calcutta

Siraj-ud-Daula takes Calcutta and throws British captives into a small dungeon. 120 of the captives die.

Monarch Mayhem

This sickly monarch died at the age of 16, leaving the throne to his elder sister



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Romaldkirk (Self catering)
Balkcote, Romaldkirk

Balkcote

Warm and welcoming, this property features an open plan sitting room, a charming bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and stunning views of the countryside.
Sleeps 2

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Stanhope (Self catering)
Footway Cottage, Stanhope

Footway Cottage

A lovely property sleeping four in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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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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