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Westonbirt Arboretum Photo Detail
Autumn foliage in Acer Glade, one of the most
colourful sections of Westonbirt.
Image © David Ross and Britain Express
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This northern British kingdom was formed the merger of Bernicia and Deira in the 6th century
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It was broken up when the Danes created the Kingdom of York in the late 9th century
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07 April, 1827
John Walker sells first friction match
Walker, a chemist from Stockton-on-Tees, accidentally invented the match, by combining potassium chlorate and antimony sulfide.