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Did you know that Monmouth has the only Norman fortified bridge remaining in Britain? Monnow Bridge across the river of the same name was finished in 1272, though the fortified tower that makes this survival unique was added in the following century.

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Famous Monmouth people:

Charles Rolls
Geoffrey of Monmouth
Henry V

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Brit Quote:
I'm not as thrilled with myself as I used to be. - Oliver Reed
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On this day:
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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