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express
Newmarket is a safe bet and good alternative to CambridgeLondon, although we’re on a branch line.” This year Newmarket is celebrating 3
Newmarket is a safe bet and good alternative to Cambridge
express / Posted 3 hours ago
London, although we’re on a branch line.” This year Newmarket is celebrating 350 years of horse racing history since King Charles II brought the sport to the town in 1666. James I had established the town as a “resort of kings” when he built a... Read more
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The Inyo Register
May 29)Mehmed II Fatih capture Constantinople after a 53-day siege, ending the Byzanti
May 29)
The Inyo Register / Posted 10 hours ago
Mehmed II Fatih capture Constantinople after a 53-day siege, ending the Byzantine Empire. 1660 – English Restoration: Charles II is restored to the throne of England, Scotland and Ireland. 1677 – Treaty of Middle Plantation establishes peace... Read more
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dna
Dr Lister: or how Twitter learned to stop worrying and love @WhoresofYorea fight with someone for calling her a whore. Sex worker, actress, comedian. N
Dr Lister: or how Twitter learned to stop worrying and love @WhoresofYore
dna / Posted 18 hours ago
a fight with someone for calling her a whore. Sex worker, actress, comedian. Nell Gwynn, the favourite mistress of King Charles II, was the badass of 17th century England. She's the face of @WhoresofYore for good reason. Late 19th century... Read more
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Evening Standard
The Last Royal Rebel by Anna Keayfascination with the Tudors hasn’t quite extended to the Stuarts, the next dyna
The Last Royal Rebel by Anna Keay
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
fascination with the Tudors hasn’t quite extended to the Stuarts, the next dynasty to occupy the English throne. Plainly, Charles II needs a Hilary Mantel. We may have a jumbled notion about Cromwell, the Puritans and the execution of Charles I,... Read more
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Londonist
The Unbuilt London Tube Mapand Wren, who designed the Monument, originally had other ideas. The column was
The Unbuilt London Tube Map
Londonist / Posted 5 days ago
and Wren, who designed the Monument, originally had other ideas. The column was to have been topped by either a statue of Charles II, a sword-wielding lady, or else a golden phoenix representing rebirth and renewal. We can't help thinking this... Read more
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International Business Times
Who is Kit Harington? 5 lesser-known facts about Game Of Thrones star Jon Snow Richard Harington and Deborah Jane, he has royal ancestors. His eighth great-gr
Who is Kit Harington? 5 lesser-known facts about Game Of Thrones star Jon Snow
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
Richard Harington and Deborah Jane, he has royal ancestors. His eighth great-grandfather from his paternal side is King Charles II of England. Apart from tracing his lineage directly to the king, Kit's ancestors include Tory politician Henry... Read more
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Londonist
Can You Name All Six Tube Stations Named After Pubs?pub names. The original Royal Oak was a tree in Boscobel, Shropshire, which ser
Can You Name All Six Tube Stations Named After Pubs?
Londonist / Posted 9 days ago
pub names. The original Royal Oak was a tree in Boscobel, Shropshire, which served as a hiding place for the future Charles II while fleeing the Roundheads. After Charles gained the throne, many pubs took on the name of The Royal Oak in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Travel back in time 250 years with Mason-Dixon Line marker in northern Harfordbecome Maryland to Sir George Calvert, the First Lord of Baltimore, in 1632. Ne
Travel back in time 250 years with Mason-Dixon Line marker in northern Harford
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
become Maryland to Sir George Calvert, the First Lord of Baltimore, in 1632. Nearly 50 years later, in 1681, then-King Charles II granted to William Penn II the land that would become the Pennsylvania colony. The 40th degree of latitude, which... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1663 map of Australia arrives in Melbourne for restorationgiant atlases. The most well-known of them is in the Klencke Atlas residing in
1663 map of Australia arrives in Melbourne for restoration
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
giant atlases. The most well-known of them is in the Klencke Atlas residing in the British Library — a gift given to King Charles II in the 17th century. "It was the first publicly printed map that drew on all the information that the Dutch East... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
‘Historical nonsense’prosperous. One myth is that of The Cavaliers, Teeple said. They supposedly em
‘Historical nonsense’
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
prosperous. One myth is that of The Cavaliers, Teeple said. They supposedly emigrated to Virginia during the time of Charles II and James I of England. Their descendants were purported to be the southern aristocracy, but were probably just... Read more
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Sporting Life
Give me more in the Lockingeand the remainder have plenty to prove on these terms including Remarkable and
Give me more in the Lockinge
Sporting Life / Posted 15 days ago
and the remainder have plenty to prove on these terms including Remarkable and Taneen.15:35 Newmarket Betfair Cash Out King Charles II StakesTHIKRIYAAT (NAP) returned to action with a defeat of subsequent winning handicapper Tabarrak to remain... Read more
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walesonline
The 50 most beautiful buildings in Walesbursting with original features.43. Tredegar House, Newport Sat in the West of
The 50 most beautiful buildings in Wales
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
bursting with original features.43. Tredegar House, Newport Sat in the West of Newport, Tredegar House is a 17th-century, Charles II-era country mansion with stunning gardens and parkland.44. Ty Hedfan, Pontfaen, Brecon Another of Wales's luxury... Read more
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Sporting Life
Catching Pigeons: Plug in to winsome higher rated colts.Thikriyaat is just preferred to the more experienced Ra
Catching Pigeons: Plug in to win
Sporting Life / Posted 16 days ago
some higher rated colts.Thikriyaat is just preferred to the more experienced Race Day in the Listed Betfair Cash Out King Charles II Stakes at Newmarket. There was plenty to like about the game manner of his comeback win over this course and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Get the odds on all the top horse races and boxing matches this weekendread more on Hannon's runners today, check out his blog on betting.stanjames.co
Get the odds on all the top horse races and boxing matches this weekend
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
read more on Hannon's runners today, check out his blog on betting.stanjames.com . Over at HQ, Newmarket stage, the King Charles II Stakes at 3:45pm and Thikriyaat will surely be popular with punters and from 10am Stan James are top industry... Read more
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Londonist
11 Secrets Of Regent's ParkBy 1646, it had passed to Oliver Cromwell, who let it out as small holdings, un
11 Secrets Of Regent's Park
Londonist / Posted 16 days ago
By 1646, it had passed to Oliver Cromwell, who let it out as small holdings, until it was returned into the regal mitts of Charles II in 1660. In the intervening years, over 16,000 trees had been cut down in the park to allow it to be used as... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Map of England’s protected battlefieldsStafford, Staffordshire 43 Battle of Worcester 1651 with Powick Bridge 1642 T
Map of England’s protected battlefields
Wakefield Today / Posted 19 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire 43 Battle of Worcester 1651 with Powick Bridge 1642 The final battle of the English Civil War, Charles II marched south with 14,000 Scotsmen. However, viewed as an invading force they failed to gather support and were... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
All the world's a stageGwynne, was plucked from obscurity to become first, an actress at the nearby Dr
All the world's a stage
Otago Daily Times / Posted 20 days ago
Gwynne, was plucked from obscurity to become first, an actress at the nearby Drury Lane Theatre, and then, mistress of King Charles II. Neither was the area a stranger to what can only be described as very theatrical murders. The Adelphi Theatre,... Read more
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Ipswich Star
The Lord Nelson pub in Ipswich goes up for sale for £395,0001790 and 1805 it was called the Noah’s Ark. The earliest reference traced of t
The Lord Nelson pub in Ipswich goes up for sale for £395,000
Ipswich Star / Posted 23 days ago
1790 and 1805 it was called the Noah’s Ark. The earliest reference traced of the Noah’s Ark is 1672, during the reign of Charles II, when the local Headboroughs ordered William Stephens to repair his pavement. In 1715 the landlord was again in... Read more
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Ekklesia
Friends House garden transformedback in time 1647 George Fox recognises God's light is within everyone 1661 Q
Friends House garden transformed
Ekklesia / Posted 23 days ago
back in time 1647 George Fox recognises God's light is within everyone 1661 Quakers present their peace testimony to Charles II 1755 Quaker marriage becomes legal 1758 Quakers begin campaigning to abolish slavery 1813 Elizabeth Fry starts... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading man to run 615 miles in 14 days for Children's Hospicebe tasked with finishing within two weeks, as they follow the footpath that app
Reading man to run 615 miles in 14 days for Children's Hospice
Reading Evening Post / Posted 26 days ago
be tasked with finishing within two weeks, as they follow the footpath that approximates the escape route taken by King Charles II in 1651 after defeat in the Battle of Worcester. They will also only be able to access supplies and equipment... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Why do we dance around a pole on May Day? (And other strange May traditions)beginning of time? The only significant abandonment of May Day celebration cam
Why do we dance around a pole on May Day? (And other strange May traditions)
Nottingham Post / Posted 30 days ago
beginning of time? The only significant abandonment of May Day celebration came by order of that party-pooper-in-chief, Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell. Normal service was resumed with the Restoration, thanks to the "merry monarch", King Charle... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham's Morris and maypole dancers greet the merry monthbeginning of time? The only significant abandonment of May Day celebration cam
Nottingham's Morris and maypole dancers greet the merry month
Nottingham Post / Posted 30 days ago
beginning of time? The only significant abandonment of May Day celebration came by order of that party-pooper-in-chief, Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell. Normal service was resumed with the Restoration, thanks to the "merry monarch", King Charle... Read more
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express
Book reviews: Eligible, Restoration and Hitman Anders And The Meaning Of It Allcharacters and personalities that mattered in the only recently re-formed royal
Book reviews: Eligible, Restoration and Hitman Anders And The Meaning Of It All
express / Posted 30 days ago
characters and personalities that mattered in the only recently re-formed royal court, whether that be the womanising of Charles II, the desperate attempts to prop up Britannia’s ailing navy in its war with the Dutch or the tactics deployed to... Read more
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