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Intricate carvings on the tomb of Maurice de Londres (Maurice of London)

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Intricate carvings on the tomb of Maurice de Londres (Maurice of London)

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The Great House Hotel
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A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity



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This Day in British History

12 November, 1035

Death of King Canute

Canute (Cnut), Danish king of England dies, precipitating a struggle for power between Harthacanute, his son by Emma, Harold Harefoot, his son by Aelfgifu, and Leofric of Mercia. Harold was the initial winner, but he died in 1040 and was followed by Harthacanute.

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This monarch led his army to triumph at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690



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