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Sh 36b King in Parliament - Members Only

The 14th to 16th centuries saw the increasingly professionalism of Common law, and the embedding of parliament at the centre of government. Jurists claimed that the people were sovereign, thoughRead More
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314 Drake goes Bowling

  The Great Armada was do to sail in 1587; but Elizabeth had other ideas. By in May 1588 the Duke of Medina Sidonia led his fleet of 130 shipsRead More

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English Mighty Medieval Monarch Poll and Prize

I was thinking of a way to celebrate St George’s Day this year (23rd April), and decided maybe it should fall to use to make the definitive decision about theRead More

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HiT Belle

    The 2013 film directed by Amma Asante tells the story of the daughter of an enslaved African woman and Captain Lindsey, against the background of the Zhong slave shipRead More

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313 England is Ours

  From a desk in a small suite of rooms in El Escorial Philip II ran a vast colonial empire. With France torn by civil war, war against the DutchRead More

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312 My Heart is my Own

  By the mid 1580’s Mary was at her wits’ end – feeling betrayed by her son, 18 years of incarceration, beset by a unsympathetic jailer. She would listen toRead More

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Sh 36a British Constitution and Law The Early Middle Ages - Members Only

  We discuss what a Constitution is; and then go in search of one and the development of justice in English Medieval history, from the Anglo Saxons to Edward IIRead More
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