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Did you know that the Old Ferryboat Inn at Holywell near St Ives has been serving alcohol since at least 560AD, making it (though as with so many such claims others dispute the honour) the oldest inn still in use in Britain? It hosts a pretty ancient ghost too, the spirit of a girl Juliet whose death in 1050 is commemorated by a stone slab in the bar floor the pub expanded over the site of her grave it seems.

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If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone - Thomas Hardy
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On this day:
Wesley Breaks from Church of England - 1784, Last British Soldiers leave India - 1948, Moorgate Tube Train Disaster - 1975, Selby Rail Crash - 2001
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