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British History Quiz

This famous military debacle was immortalized by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in his poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade



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This Day in British History

18 October, 1529

Cardinal Wolsey falls from power

Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)

Monarch Mayhem

This king was the son of Richard, Duke of York, and a leader of the Yorkist cause in the Wars of the Roses



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Yarmouth (Self catering)
West Bay Three-Bed House for 6, Yarmouth

West Bay Three-Bed House for 6


Sleeps 6

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Shorwell (Self catering)
The Carthouse, Shorwell

The Carthouse

A converted cart house, located on a mixed working farm, on the edge of the village of Shorwell on the Isle of Wight, sleeping 4 people in 2 bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Sandown (Hotel)
Royal Pier Hotel

Royal Pier Hotel

The Royal Pier one of Sandown s finest Hotels on the the Isle of Wight was originally built by the Victorians for Princess Beatrice as her summer residence. The property later became a very popular meeting place for those wealthy travellers who followed in the path of royalty to walk … more >>

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Newport (Hotel)
Newport Quay Hotel

Newport Quay Hotel

The Newport Quay Hotel is located in the heart of the glorious Isle of Wights capital town of Newport. This 17th Century Grade II listed hotel is set in a quiet street, steeped in historical and architectural interest. Within walking distance there are a large selection of bars and restaurants. … more >>

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