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British History Quiz

This 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics



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This Day in British History

21 January, 1510

Henry VIII's first Parliament meets

Henry must have been pretty pleased - Parliament granted him poundage, tonnage, and wool duties for life

Monarch Mayhem

This king was killed while a prisoner at the Tower of London in 1471



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Rookhope (Self catering)
Prospect House, Rookhope

Prospect House

This detached cottage situated in the village of Rookhope near Stanhope sleeps ten people in five bedrooms.
Sleeps 10

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Shilbottle (Self catering)
Blacksmiths Cottage, Shilbottle

Blacksmiths Cottage

A charming, detached building conversion in the peaceful village of Shilbottle near Alnwick and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Haydon Bridge (Hotel)
Langley Castle Hotel

Langley Castle Hotel

Genuine 14th castle set in a 12-acre woodland estate with brush-mown lawns restored to a magnificent and comfortable hotel. Langley is perfect for discovering the delights of Hadrians Wall and other local attractions. The exclusive nature of the castle makes Langley the perfect destination to be pampered in unique surroundings. … more >>

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Heddon-on-the-Wall (Hotel)
Close House Hotel

Close House Hotel

Close House is an elegant and beautifully restored 18th Century mansion, set in stunning Tynedale countryside. It offers fine food, luxurious accommodation, elegant interiors and a very warm welcome. more >>

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