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Did you know that Traquair House near Innerleithen is Scotlandís oldest continuously occupied dwelling? It dates back to at least 1107. Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed there in 1745 during the disastrous and final Jacobite rising . When he left the Bear Gates were closed, only to be reopened when a Stuart sat on the throne once more: they are supposed not to have opened since.

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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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