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Canterbury, Kent, England

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Canterbury is a cathedral city of great historical importance in the history of the British Isles.  It is situated in the county of Kent in south-east England, and, following the murder of Thomas à Becket in the cathedral in 1170, it has been a highly significant place of pilgrimage.  223 more words

Places

The Crown

Just this week, I sat at the dinner table discussing the royal family with a Brazilian. And it suddenly dawned on me: Americans (in general, that is) adore the queen. 113 more words

"But, Chris, the Bible Is Not Political": Part 3

“I am Richard II, know ye not that?”

This was Queen Elizabeth’s famous remark about William Shakespeare’s Richard II as she clearly observed many of her popular stereotypes humorously reflected in the play’s title character. 1,082 more words

Christianity

For first time, Prince Charles will lay Remembrance Day wreath with Queen Elizabeth looking on

For the 65 years of her reign, with only a handful of exceptions, the Queen has led the nation in its Remembrance Sunday commemorations, laying a wreath at the Cenotaph with the Duke of Edinburgh supporting her. 157 more words

News

British Politicians Call for Weinstein's Royal Honor to Be Rescinded

A group of British politicians has called on the government to strip Harvey Weinstein of a royal honor bestowed on him for his contributions to the arts. 276 more words

News

The English Agent

The English Agent by Phillip DePoy

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’m a Tudor nut. I love anything Elizabethan. That includes anything to do with Queen Elizabeth’s famous spymaster, Frances Walsingham. 111 more words

From The Fiction Stack

 Wade's Celebrity Death Pool

The other day I realized that it’s been awhile since the last big time celebrity death. It got me thinking, who could be the next celebrity to go belly up? 779 more words

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