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Family Places Tour Pt 5, Golden Square - London, 2014

A Golden Windham Moment, 2014

London was the principle home to William Windham II (d 1761) from 1743 to 1750 until he inherited the family home of Felbrigg in 1749. 314 more words

Family History

A Moment in London's History - The landing of King George I at Greenwich...

Following on from the last moment in London’s history which looked at the death of Queen Anne, we pause a moment to look at the day 300 years ago – 18th September, 1714 – when her successor, King George I, landed at Greenwich as he arrived to take up his new throne. 301 more words

The Thames

Ian Rank-Broadley

I am looking to keep my first fiction novel as local as possible.  After becoming a journalist for my local paper I have learnt so much about my hometown that I haven’t learnt in the 36 years I have lived here.  231 more words


Die Jakobitenaufstände

Als der Act of Union 1707 in Kraft trat, regierte in der Person von Queen Anne der protestantische Zweig der Stuart Dynastie. Der katholische James VII/II war in der Glorious Revolution von 1688 vertrieben worden und lebte seitdem im französischen Exil. 1,836 more words


On This Day in Trinity House History - 26 August


The Elder Brethren order a tidy up of English lighthouses and buoys

Trinity House Board Minute:

“Ordered, that a letter be written to our lightkeepers and buoy keepers to keep their lights carefully and buoys clean and in their proper places against his Majesty’s arrival from Holland.”

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