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63 years and 7 months.
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Henry VII. Henry V and Henry VI were Lancastrians.
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Richard III was defeated at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the last decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses.
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The Queen’s father, George VI, was the last King George on the throne.
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A baker’s oven
The fire started at the bakery of Thomas Farriner in Pudding Lane.
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The House of Lords
The agreement marked a major point in the Northern Ireland peace process.
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Bread rationing only came in in 1946, after the war ended.
The Cadbury family built houses, parks, and sports facilities for their workers in the town.
The Marmite Food Extract Company was formed in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire.
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Queen Elizabeth II
The dish, which involves chicken coated in a curry and mayonnaise sauce, was prepared for the coronation banquet of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.
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Of course it was Robert, or Rabbie, Burns.
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Churchill became prime minister for the first time in 1940.
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Slavery, specifically petitioning for her own freedom. Prince was born to an enslaved family in the British West Indies, and eventually escaped her owners when they travelled to England in 1828. She was the first woman to present an anti-slavery petition to parliament.
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Emily Wilding Davison
She died of her injuries a few days later in hospital.
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Alexander Graham Bell
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Dr Sharman responded to a radio advert asking for applicants to be the first British astronaut. She travelled to the Mir space station in 1991 with a team of Russian cosmonauts.
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On the occasion of the birth of her grandson Michael.
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The World Wide Web
Bless this man.
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