Elizabeth I was famously supposed to have compared herself to Richard II. We may find that surprising to think of today because she is remembered as Gloriana, a great Queen. 1,710 more words
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The next phase in my research is to turn my attention to Sir Hugh Paulet’s son, another Amias Paulet! I’m particularly excited about this because it means I will get to write about Elizabethan politics, something I have wanted to do since I was an undergraduate. 706 more words
You will all have had the experience of sending postcards late in a trip, with them arriving at their destination after your own return. You may even have travelled home with them and put them in a postbox round from your house. 1,567 more words
“…A spectacular hoard of centuries-old coins found in a brook in the borough gives a small but perfectly-formed window into the past…”
Fancy that. Thomas Jackson was poking around in a brook when he found a small rusty box, containing…43 old coins! 55 more words
This corner pub was originally located in a former royal hunting lodge in what became The Regent’s Park.
It was one of several inns which were in the park which were demolished when it was created. 92 more words