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Question 1: Melbourne is a Georgian market town in South Derbyshire, ________.
EnglandWalesScotlandUnited Kingdom

Question 2: It was first recorded in ________ (DB 1086 Mileburne = mill stream) as a royal manor.
YorkshireDomesday BookEnglandSurrey

Question 3: Melbourne Hall was originally the rectory house for the ________, but was substantially rebuilt by Thomas and George Coke in the early 18th century.
Archbishop of YorkBishop of LincolnBishop of CarlisleBishop of Bangor

Question 4: ________, Travel Agent, was born here in 1808.
LeicesterThomas CookLondonEngland

Question 5: Services in Melbourne include: ________, Natwest, Post Office, Co-op Pharmacy, Fair Trade, The Athenaeum (an internet cafe)[12], a library, leisure centre and a youth club.
InterContinental Hotels GroupBarclaysMarks & SpencerHSBC

Question 6: It is about eight miles south of ________ and two miles from the River Trent.

Question 7: Jean, duc de Bourbon, the most important French prisoner taken at the ________ (1416), was detained at the castle for 19 years.
Hundred Years' WarSiege of HarfleurBattle of AgincourtHundred Years' War (1415–1429)


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