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n 1766 he was commissioned as commander of HM Bark Endeavour for the fir t of three Pacifi voyages

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What Is Burns Night?
The life of Robert Burns, known as Scotland’s greatest poets, is celebrated every year on 25 January. Perhaps the most famous piece of work Burns penned is the traditional Hogmany and New Year’s Eve song Auld Lang Syne which, according to the Guinnes
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Britain’s best parks PAGE 6 Exploring Manchester PAGE 42 Sandra Lawrence explores London PAGE 38 A historic trade made new again PAGE 52 Susie Kearley explores Colchester PAGE 46 ■
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MEET A MOST TALENTED Princess Victoria
When Princess Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa was born on November 21, 1840, at Buckingham Palace her father, Prince Albert, felt keenly disappointed. He and his bride, Queen Victoria, had hoped their first born would be a boy, but Vicky, the Princess