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Book Review: 'Duchesses - Living in 21st Century Britain' by Jane Dismore

<![CDATA[This latest book by Jane Dismore explores the lives of ten non-royal Duchesses living in Britain today. Dismore was given the chance to enter into the world of these modern-day aristocrats by visiting their ancestral homes and interviewing the Duchesses personally. With a different chapter focusing on each Duchess, readers can learn about how these women met their aristocratic…
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History Rewind: Birth of Queen Elizabeth I

<![CDATA[On 7th September 1533, Anne Boleyn gave birth to King Henry VIII's second child at Greenwich Palace. Disappointingly for him, it was another girl. Elizabeth’s childhood was a somewhat difficult and complex one after losing her mother at the tender age of two. Elizabeth and her half-sister, Mary, were declared illegitimate as Henry VIII sought to create space for his male…
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Review: Wolf Hall - Aldwych Theatre, London

<![CDATA[ Mike Poulton’s theatrical adaptions of Hilary Mantel’s two Man Booker prize winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies, have consistently received five star reviews from newspapers and critics alike since it debuted in Stratford-upon-Avon last December. These productions moved to Aldwych Theatre in May and even though, due to sheer popular demand, it has been…
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Georgie, Willy, Nicky - Three Monarchs, One World War

<![CDATA[Everyone knows that one chap who is constantly sticking his nose into things that don’t concern him, badgers people about issues he knows nothing about or constantly insists that they know what is going on and everyone should listen to them. These people are all around us and, let’s face it, are incredibly annoying! Imagine how much more annoying that would be if that person was…
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