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16th Century 1500-1599

Anne Boleyn’s Execution Speech

When in 1532 Anne Boleyn finally gave in and slept with King Henry VIII and then in 1533 secretly married him, she as good as sealed her own death warrant. She was the first English Queen to be executed and her execution speech is a paradox of the journey which brought her to the block.…

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London Picture Map

Map of London

The London Picture Map is a new website hosted by the London Metropolitan Archives to provide a digital resource of 250,000 images of London. Search by location and see what you can find out about where you work or live.

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The English Accent and Family History

What English accent did your ancestors speak with back in Elizabethan England? You might be surprised to learn that an American reciting Shakespeare is nearer to the mark than you or I.

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Gutenberg Project Free Ebook Resources

Gutenberg Project 38,000 Free Ebooks for all, legitimate and great research resources non-fiction as well as fiction. Over 100,000 books with partners and affiliates, it is a great resource for historians. Thanks to it’s late founder Michael S Stearn…

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