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Renovating couple uncover medieval mural

A couple renovating their home in Somerset uncovered a 20ft high medieval mural of King Henry VIII behind a wall. The painting is thought to date back to around 1530, although the identity of the artist is not known. Michael Liverside, of the History of Art department at Bristol University, described the

Ancient trees saved in Wiltshire, England

Nearly 5,000 ancient trees under which King Henry VIII courted Jane Seymour have been saved by conservationists. "A handful of Savernake's trees are well over a thousand years old and have been here longer than some of Britain's oldest buildings," said Ben Lennon, planning and environment manager from the Forestry Commission. "They

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