History

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The Cliffs of Penwith - Cairns, quoits and kitsch at the tip of Cornwall

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Sir George Cayley, the Father of Aviation

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The day 140 British subjects were imprisoned in The Black Hole of Calcutta

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History rewritten: DNA sequencing shows Vikings weren’t all Scandinavian

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Can you name these eight monarchies that no longer exist?

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Elgin and its biblical garden

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John Knox - the Scottish religious reformer

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The real history of pilgrim's ship the Mayflower in London

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The legend of King Arthur

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Britain's last romantic poet Dylan Thomas

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The Cavalier flight to Virginia

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The philanthropic legacy of Britiain's almshouses and those you can visit today