Tag Archives: North Sea

The Battle of Jutland

Today marks the centenary anniversary of the single most important naval battle of WW1 and as I have been doing for the last few years, I thought I would write a dedicated post taken from extracts of my WW1 history … Continue reading

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The Drowned Village of Dunwich

There are several places around Britain that are said could be the location of the mythical Atlantis.  Last year I wrote about Doggerland in the North Sea, another possible location are the Isle of Scilly which in recorded history were … Continue reading

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Doggerland – Britain’s Atlantis

Being an island nation, our long history and pre-history has been shaped by the sea possibly more than anywhere else on earth.   Whilst some areas of our land were under sea just a millennia or so a go, since … Continue reading

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Grace Darling – A Victorian Heroine

Not many people know about Grace Darling today but 175 years ago her fame hadn’t just spread around the land but around the world and with good reason. Grace was the daughter of William and Thomasin Darling, just one of … Continue reading

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