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It gives me a huge kick that I can look out of my window and see a line of trees where the main road is that Henry VIII travelled along on the way back to London from his Progress of the North with Katharine Howard.
Actually given that it's a main road there have probably been all sorts of significant people travelling along it, but that's my favourite.
What things happened, or famous historical people have been, near where you live?
The church that Queen Elizabeth I described as "the fairest, goodliest, and most famous parish church in England" is just down the road from us. Um, we were part of the slave triangle, Isambard Kingdom Brunel had a lot to do here and we can see his bridge from our house ... Civil War was quite a thang round these parts too and we are quite well known for our rioting.
We live in a tiny little village but it's got the most beautiful little Saxon church. We live quite close to a major Roman centre so quite a lot going on there. I still kick myself that until a few years ago I lived not to far from part of Hadrian's wall and I never got around to making a trip to see it.