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British History Quiz

This decisive battle saw Alfred the Great defeat the Danes under Guthrun



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This Day in British History

20 November, 869

Death of St Edmund

A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch came to the throne at the age of 18



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North Petherton (Self catering)
The Potting Shed, North Petherton

The Potting Shed

Set on the lower slopes of the Quantock Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, along narrow winding lanes but only 10 minutes from Junction 24 of the M5, the …
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Ellicombe (Self catering)
Stables Cottage, Ellicombe

Stables Cottage

A delightful single storey cottage. Spacious and very comfortable sitting/dining room with vaulted ceiling. Well equipped kitchen. Double bedroom. Twin bedded room. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath).
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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