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Did you know that Holme Fen, 6 miles south of Peterborough, is the lowest point in Britian at 9 feet below sea level

Did you know that Catherine of Aragon is buried in what is now Peterborough Cathedral ? Her last year of life – fasting and confining herself to one room - had been spent in Kimbolton Castle in the same county. In keeping with the resolution of ‘the King’s great matter’ her funeral dignities in the then Abbey were those of a dowager Princess of Wales (as widow of Prince Arthur), not Henry ’s Queen.

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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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