Rather interesting Bosham facts

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Did you know that it was supposedly at Bosham that Canute did his performance with the tide? Now a quiet little settlement, Bosham in pre-Conquest times was more significant: Canute had a palace there; and it was one of the few places deemed worthy of inclusion on a map in the Saxon Chronicle. Even if you didnít know the location, we bet you did know he was proving to flatterers that he was not all-powerful.

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