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Kent Invicta! – The undefeated Garden of England.

My last post on the re-discovery of Eanswythe of Kent ended with a mention of the proud tradition of the county of Kent.   Today Kent is often known as the garden of England with its kind climate and multitude … Continue reading

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You shall not pass! (on London Bridge)

Many people will have seen the terrorist attack on and around London Bridge last week with the remarkable image of him being overpowered by a man armed with an antique Narwhal Tusk, a fire extinguisher and a pair of fists.  … Continue reading

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The Battle of Hastings and 1066

Today is the 950th anniversary of one of the most pivotal battles in history.  Perhaps only the Battle of Manzikert in 1071AD which saw the collapse of the Byzantine Empire and the gradual Turkification of Anatolia can rival it for … Continue reading

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