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2015/05/29 12:26
2015/05/29 12:26
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WHAT could be more quintessentially English than a country house? Essex is blessed with a wealth of historic venues that all make a fantastic day out for all the family. Audley End, near Saffron...
2015/05/29 12:26
2015/05/29 12:26
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2015/05/29 11:01
2015/05/29 11:01
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Portsmouth Evening News, 1938. Copyright The British Library Board Christians wearing a crucifix, quipped Bill Hicks, is “kinda like going up to Jackie Onassis with a rifle pendant on”. You could...
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2015/05/29 09:53
2015/05/29 09:53
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On This Day - Friday May 29 1660: On his 30th birthday, Charles II entered London to be restored as King of England. 1871: Whit Monday became the first bank holiday in Britain. 1874: GK Chesterton,...
2015/05/28 02:24
2015/05/28 02:24
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No one is beheaded in Jeffrey Hatcher's Compleat Female Stage Beauty. "Calm down," says King Charles II. "It's the Restoration. No more chop-chop." But the king's father, Charles I, did undergo the...
2015/05/24 07:56
2015/05/24 07:56
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In June, the nights are the shortest of the entire year, just nine hours and 43 minutes long. The sun is the highest in the Northern Hemisphere sky on June 21 at 10:38 a.m. MDT, when the June solstice...
2015/05/22 21:50
2015/05/22 21:50
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Findmypast is working in partnership with IrishCentral to share fascinating insights into your Irish ancestors. Click here to get a special half price subscription, and discover your Irish roots...
2015/05/20 17:53
2015/05/20 17:53
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A GALLERY in the North-East has announced that it will display some of Leonardo da Vinci's finest drawings for three months next year. The Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle is celebrating after it was...
2015/05/20 09:51
2015/05/20 09:51
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Stand and Deliver: Dashing Hampstead highwayman Claude du Vall stars at the London Dungeon Stand and Deliver: Dashing Islington highwayman Claude du Vall stars at the London Dungeon Heartthrob...
2015/05/19 16:03
2015/05/19 16:03
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Our defining institution, in nine lives. Excerpted fromStrange New Land: Africans in Colonial Americaby Peter H. Wood. Published by Oxford University Press. This article supplements Episode 1 of The...
2015/05/15 13:51
2015/05/15 13:51
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Catching Pigeons: Crystal clear? Our Catching Pigeons column returns with the latest news from around the country's leading yards ahead of the weekend action. Newbury. Click here to bet.Sir Michael...
2015/05/14 18:24
2015/05/14 18:24
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Except they were a secret. Or rather, they were meant to have been private. The ‘black spider’ letters, so-called because of his unique scrawl, were the subject of a long-winded court battle launched...
2015/05/14 17:09
2015/05/14 17:09
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One of three sisters, she was born Margot Irene Duke on January 11 1919. Her father, Percy Duke, was said to have been the last man to wear a wing collar on the floor of the Stock Exchange and , for...
2015/05/11 05:26
2015/05/11 05:26
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What could be more quintessentially English than a country house and formal garden? Essex is blessed with a wealth of historic venues and stunning green spaces, each possessing a distinctive character...
2015/05/04 16:37
2015/05/04 16:37
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If made Queen, the baby would become Queen Charlotte II. The first - Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz - was Queen consort to King George III. She was born into the prestigious House of...
2015/05/04 11:21
2015/05/04 11:21
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Prime Minister David Cameron is Britain's most popular major party leader and his Conservative Party the most trusted on the economy after helping revive it. But win or lose a knife-edge election this...
2015/05/04 00:16
2015/05/04 00:16
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Every now and then, a strange and mystical being wanders through the British theatre, and Nigel Terry, who has died of emphysema aged 69, was a prime example. Terry was admired by all who worked with...
2015/05/03 08:42
2015/05/03 08:42
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Two weeks before I meet Kit Harington I am waiting to be let into the premiere of the fifth season of Game of Thrones and get talking to a middle-aged man. The programme is HBO and Sky Atlantic’s...
2015/05/01 18:16
2015/05/01 18:16
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... Charlie Hedges Co-presenter on the Kiss FM breakfast show and world-class DJ, she has played gigs at famous Ibiza venues Space and Pacha. Club Batchwood, Batchwood Drive, St Albans, Saturday, May...
2015/04/28 17:47
2015/04/28 17:47
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In case you’ve been living under a rock, real-life fairy tale princess Kate Middleton is pregnant again. This means that there is going to be a second royal spawn, perhaps destined to forever live in...
2015/04/27 18:37
2015/04/27 18:37
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The Royal Charter had left Melbourne in Australia 59 days before. The wind had bulged in her sails as she crossed the Pacific and cut around Cape Horn. For the last fortnight, she had been sailing...
2015/05/29 12:26
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