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Cunard Unveils World Cruises For 2016

Cunard Line has announced details of its 2016 World and Exotic Cruise Program. Celebrating 94 years of carrying passengers around the globe since it pioneered the concept in 1922, the program will feature itineraries ranging from 4 to 121 days and covering 92 unique destinations (including 32 maiden calls) in 47 countries aboard the Cunard Queens. 258 more words

Cruises

Mayhem, Murder and Royal Usurpers - Top Ten New Books on the History of British Royal Crown for 2014

If you love tales of British mayhem, murder and royal usurpers, this booklist is for you.  This is a Top  Ten new books on the History of British Royalty for 2014  from the website… 202 more words

Daily History

Golden Jubilee medallion

It was a couple of years ago that we really had a royal year at the museum as we celebrated the diamond jubilee of our present queen. 216 more words

Museum

019. HISTORICAL INACCURACIES CORRECTED 2: QUEEN VICTORIA ~ We are not….

HISTORICAL INACCURACIES CORRECTED 2: QUEEN VICTORIA ~ We are not….

Some of you may well be surprised to hear about this; it is a fact not generally well known. 2,023 more words

Humor

History of the White Wedding Dress

Wearing white on your wedding day has been normalized in Western culture, but this practice is actually relatively modern, dating back to around the mid-19th century. 636 more words

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Visitor attraction: in the Crystal Palace 1851

When I first visited London in the 1960s we stayed with my uncle who lived in Crystal Palace. The first place he took us to was the park, where the stone dinosaurs immediately became one of my favourite things in London. 774 more words

20th Century