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Glastonbury Photo Gallery - Glastonbury Tor
photo © Rosemary McGruther and Britain Express
Name the Historic attraction
British Heritage Awards
Celebrate the best of British Heritage in our annual
British History Quiz
Sir Winston Churchill was born at what stately home?
His father was Lord Randolph Churchill, his grandfather the 7th Duke of Marlborough
The house was given by Queen Anne to his ancestor, John Churchill, for his military success at the Battle of Blenheim
This Day in British History
28 January, 1547
Death of Henry VIII at Whitehall Palace
Henry is succeeded by his 9 year old son, Edward, with the Earl of Hertford as Lord Protector (soon replaced by the Duke of Somerset)