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King Richard III

Sometime ago I read that the words of the old Hey Diddle Diddle nursery rhyme were in fact a reference to the story of Richard III. 285 more words

Richard III

Coronation Global Markets & Funds Update

This morning I attended the Coronation Global Markets & Funds Update.

The presenters were Gavin Joubert and Neil Padoa.

Gavin is head of Coronation’s Global Emerging Markets investment unit. 692 more words

Global Markets

Coronation: "How much should I have offshore?"

At a recent presentation by Coronation Fund Managers, they tried to ask and answer this question. These were their views…

The answer: “It depends”.

Ultimately, it requires a comprehensive financial planning process with the assistance of a competent financial adviser. 229 more words


Marion Rhodes

Today, we consider artist #MarionRhodes (1907 – 1988). Marion was born in the town of Lockwood which is an area of Huddersfield. She studied at Huddersfield School of Art, Leeds College of Art, and finished her studies at the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. 131 more words


More Than Words

On June 2nd, 1953, the first event ever to be televised WORLDWIDE was broadcasted.

At the tender age of 26, in Westminster Abbey, London, a young woman named Elizabeth was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and Head of the Commonwealth.  560 more words


The Coronation Feast of King Richard lll and his Queen

Westminster Hall venue of the King Richard lll and Queen Anne Neville’s Coronation Feast.

Queen Anne and King Richard from the Rous Roll.  Anne is wearing the Crown of Queen Edith and Richard wears the Crown of St Edward.  761 more words

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