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Burford Photo Gallery - Image Detail
Name the Historic attraction
British Heritage Awards
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British History Quiz
The 'Auld Alliance' was between which two countries?
'Auld' is a Scottish version of 'old'
The alliance was finally broken when Scotland became officially Protestant in 1560
This Day in British History
10 August, 991
Battle of Maldon
A force of Danes defeats the English at Maldon, in Essex. The English establish a dangerous precedent by paying the first Danegeld, a form of protection money to procure freedom from Danish attack.