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Hand-coloured Geological maps for sale

We just added some beautiful hand-coloured geological Ordnance Survey map sheets to our map sale.

They are dated between 1899 and 1920, making them around 100 years old. 85 more words

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1864 Bird's Eye View of Glasgow: The University of Glasgow

We have recently acquired a fantastic new addition to the library’s map collections; an original bird’s eye view of Glasgow viewed from the south-side of the Clyde and published in 1864. 755 more words

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800 years since the signing of the Magna Carta

800 years ago today in 1215 the Magna Carta, or Great Charter, was signed in Runnymede Meadow, to the west of London. It set the foundations for ensuring that everyone is subject to the laws of the land, including royalty. 141 more words

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Queens Speech and State Opening of Parliament 2015

Yesterday at the State Opening of Parliament the Queen delivered her address outlining the legislative agenda of the Conservative Government for the forthcoming parliamentary session. This is the first all-Conservative Queen’s Speech since 1996. 231 more words

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Election 2015 Data and Key Issues

The House of Commons Library has published its analysis of the results of the 2015 general election. This report presents data from the election at national and constituency level for the United Kingdom, with comparisons to results from the previous 2010 election. 135 more words

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Election 2015: What happens next

The new Parliament will be summoned by the Queen on the 18th May, before the State Opening of Parliament. In the days that follow, the Speaker of the House of Commons is elected (or re-elected), and all MPs will take the oath of allegiance and the solemn affirmation. 204 more words

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Election 2015: The numbers behind the votes

Voting day is finally here, and across the UK people are making their mark on ballot papers to express their preference for the next government. 266 more words

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