Trail 4Kent and East Sussex

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Day 1Canterbury - The Eye of the Storm

Archbishop Langton joined with rebellious barons and other bishops to limit the royal powers. Also, in 1170 the infamous murder of Thomas Becket took place here.

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Day 2Faversham / Rochester - Kings, Queens and Sieges

AM: Faversham, just 15 minutes from Canterbury, holds a Magna Carta issued by Edward I in 1300. On display from 23 May to 28 June 2015.
PM: Kent’s second Cathedral at Rochester houses the remarkable 1123 Textus Roffensis.

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Day 3Dover Castle or Pevensey

Option 1 - Dover Castle, sitting atop the world famous White Cliffs of Dover, was besieged by Louis VIII of France in 1216.
Option 2 - Pevensey received a royal charter from King John in 1207. The Royal Charter is on view in the Court House Museum.

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