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British History Quiz

The first uniform postal service, introduced by Rowland Hill, began in 1840, and was called the ...



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This Day in British History

22 January, 1552

Lord Protector Somerset executed

Somerset was ousted by the ambitious Earl of Northumberland

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was executed after a long imprisonment by order of Elizabeth I



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Wheddon Cross (Self catering)
The Old Inn Cottage Exmoor, Wheddon Cross

The Old Inn Cottage Exmoor

This period detached cottage is a mile from the village of Wheddon Cross, in the Exmoor National Park, in North Somerset and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Yeovil (Self catering)
Little Orchard, Yeovil

Little Orchard

This detached cottage is in the village of Higher Odcombe near to Yeovil and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
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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