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The Priory Hotel

The Priory Hotel
Newport, Gwent

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Priory is nestled within the historic town of Caerleon on the River Usk. Founded by Hywel ap Iorwerth a Welsh prince and dating back to 1180 the Priory started life as … more >>

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British History Quiz

This battle outside York saw the triumph of Harold Hardrada of Norway over Edwin and Morcar, Earls of Mercia and Northumbria respectively



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This Day in British History

14 August, 1040

Macbeth kills King Duncan

Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!

Monarch Mayhem

He was married to Henrietta Maria of France



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Fforest Fawr Cottage

This detached cottage in a woodland area on a golf course, near Trimsaran village sleeps eight people in four bedrooms.
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This semi detached cottage is set in a quiet courtyard just two miles from the Pembrokeshire village of Wolfscastle and can sleep six people in two bedrooms.
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