The Northamptonshire village of Stoke Bruerne lies along the Grand Union Canal. On the south bank of the canal is the Canal Museum, which tells the history of the Grand Union Canal and the life of those who lived and worked on local waterways over the centuries. There are displays of narrowboat equipment, traditional painting, and clothing worn by canal workers.
She was charged with corruption by the Good Parliament of 1376
This Day in British History
20 November, 869
Death of St Edmund
A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.
This king confronted Wat Tyler during the Peasant's Revolt of 1381
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