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Revolution House, Old Whittington, 1902

Shown here decorated for the coronation of Edward VII. The Revolution House, in the Derbyshire village of Old Whittington, takes its name from the revolution of 1688. Three hundred years ago, this cottage was an alehouse, the 'Cock and Pynot' ('pynot' is a dialect word for magpie), (new pub in the background) and it was here, as history and tradition relate, that three local noblemen - the Earl of…