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Did you know that Each Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday Ashbourne is the scene of a very famous football game . This is a robust match, kind of a free for all with goals three miles apart. Its origins are believed by some to be medieval

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It is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of it's own reason - Mary Shelley
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Magna Carta Signed - 1215, The Peasants' Revolt ends - 1381, First Botanic Garden in Britain - 1621, Alcock and Brown complete 1st non stop flight across the Atlantic - 1919
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