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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England. It is also known just as Holy Island. It constitutes the civil parish of Holy Island in Northumberland. Holy Island has a recorded history from the 6th century. - Lindisfarne today... The Viking raid on the Christian monastery at Lindisfarne in AD 793 shocked and frightened people in England.

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Polish Apple Pancakes

Polish Genealogy 101 Poland’s long history is fraught with border changes, ethnic strife, and an ongoing quest for autonomy. If you’re among the more than 10 million Americans with Polish roots, we’ll help you find your Polish ancestors by debunking myths, explaining history, and pointing you to the most useful records. https://www.familytreeuniversity.com/courses/polish-genealogy-101

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Video (10mins) Oldest Footage of London Ever - if you love London you'll love this! A Fascinating Video - Londontopia

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The Elephant and Castle Tavern, Southwark, London originally a blacksmith. The building was converted into a tavern in 1760...the area was devastated during WW2

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'Unknown' entries on Home Office list of suffragettes arrested 1906-1914 (catalogue reference HO 45/24665)

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Speech by Elizabeth I - "I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England, too."

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The Tower of London. It still stands after having being built over 1,000 years ago. Originally a royal palace, it turned into a prison as times went on. It was where Anne, along with the 5 men condemned with her, were housed, awaiting their executions. It also housed the executed Thomas More, Thomas Cromwell, and Katherine Howard- Henry's 5th queen, executed for adultery (her acts were proven, unlike Anne's "supposed" infidelities).

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How far into the past does your family tree go? Most of us struggle the further we go back, but this handy website guide will help. The first issue will be to verify that the genealogy is indeed yours. Get more hints and tips on finding medieval records online with Your Family Tree magazine issue 145 - which is on sale now.

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GENUKI provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland. It is a non-commercial service, maintained by a charitable trust and a group of volunteers.

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Culture & Civilization of English Speaking Countries II: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

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