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British History Quiz

This first president of the Royal Academy was the foremost portrait painter of the late 18th century



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This Day in British History

22 May, 1455

1st Battle of St Albans

Yorkists defeat a royal army and capture Henry VI. The Duke of York becomes Constable of England.

Monarch Mayhem

This king was held responsible for the death of Archbishop Thomas Becket



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Burtle (Self catering)
Russet, Burtle

Russet

This all ground floor cottage is situated in the village of Burtle in Somerset and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Wells (Self catering)
Mill Lodge, Wells

Mill Lodge

Mill Lodge has been converted from the original 18th century mill house into a spacious and comfortable self-catering apartment. The conversion was carried out in 2005 to a high standard …
Sleeps 4

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Castle Cary (Hotel)
The George Hotel

The George Hotel

It has managed to preserve many historic features of the town, such as the round house, horsepond and many other local buildings, dating back to the 16th century. The hotel is owned and managed by Daniel Patrick along with family and staff. Our aim is to provide our guests with … more >>

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Glastonbury (Hotel)
The George and Pilgrim

The George and Pilgrim

Built in the 1400s The George and Pilgrim is the oldest purpose-built pub in the South West of England. Situated in the heart of Glastonbury it is steeped in history and old folk law. The building has a paneled stone frontage mullion windows and old oak beams. All 14 … more >>

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