Happy Regicide Day?

The Saturday just passed was the anniversary of a historical event whose impact continues to resonate today, but most people in 21st-century Britain probably don’t know the significance of the date, and of those that do not all would consider if an anniversary worth celebrating. On 30 January 1649 (or 1648 as it would have... Continue Reading →

Remember, remember 17 November …

Over the last couple of weeks many of you will have heard and seen fireworks flying into the air, lighting up the skies as the nights draw in.  For many people in 21st-century Britain (or at least England) going to firework displays and eating sweets while huddling round bonfires are enjoyable and rather benign activities... Continue Reading →

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