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Digging Deeper into History

I have always liked mysteries of history.  Was King Arthur and his knights based on real people?  Were there really Amazons living near Ancient Greece?  531 more words

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Jeremy Irons: Tribeca Shortlist

Jeremy Irons: Tribeca Shortlist

Watch the films Jeremy has chosen for his Tribeca Shortlist at TribecaShortlist.com

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Richard III: KS5 essay 2

If this is the first time you’ve read an essay here, please take a look at this post before proceeding.

Without superstition, Richard III would have been reduced to a relatively mundane and propaganda-tinged retelling of the familiar Tudor ascent to power.

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Hamlet

Penrith Castle

We don’t normally ‘do’ castles, but who in their right minds would park next to one and ignore it? Especially when there are cameras to hand. 616 more words

England

Rose's Playlist (6) - How You Remind Me by Nickelback

Rose continues to visit places associated with Richard,finding them changed, mainly for the better. They make her feel closer to him, but also serve as poignant reminders of his absence.So I chose ‘ 67 more words

Fiction

Auction of coins from Edward III to Richard III....

No illustrations of Richard’s coins, unfortunately. The above is a Henry IV groat, estimated price of £3-4,000). But Richard’s coin(s) are in this auction today. Get your plastic cards out, ladies and gentlemen… 13 more words

Richard III

The Shakespearean Past

When it comes to Shakespeare’s history plays the one that people always mention is Richard III and often how wrong it is, how badly it is written. 3,949 more words

Literature