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Who Proofed this Wicked Thing?

Why is it so easy to see problems with another author’s work? Their run-on sentences leap off the page. A misused word screams at me, … 502 more words

David P. Cantrell

On this day in 1578 - William Harvey was born

William Harvey was born on 1st April 1578 in Folkestone to Thomas Harvey.

Harvey’s educational life began in Folkestone before studying at Canterbury and then Cambridge. 285 more words

Tudor Chronicles


On March 31st, 1657, the English Parliament offered the crown of England to Oliver Cromwell, the man who had beheaded its previous owner, King Charles I. 27 more words


Gobbets of the week! #6

Here are links to our 10 favourite gobbets of London history this week:

1. A lovely short video about Magna Carta, narrated by Monty Python’s Terry Jones. 91 more words


How Wrong Rights Are.

Self-defense is not a right, it is a necessity. For example, Israel does not have a right to self-defense, it has the obligation of it… unless there is something we do not know. 284 more words


Six Ways To Undermine Your Own Authority

In the late 1630s, the first King Charles of England, approaching 40 years old and in the thirteenth year of his reign, was trying to get himself killed. 1,022 more words


Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I by Charles Spencer

However many victories we win, there will still remain the king.” (The Earl of Manchester)

Charles Spencer’s Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I… 1,276 more words

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