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Dispelling Tudor Myths: King Henry VIII — The Freelance History Writer

King Henry VIII after Hans Holbein (Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery) Dispelling Tudor Myths: King Henry VIII As part of the Dispelling Tudor Myths series here on The Freelance History Writer blog, it’s time to address two items regarding the reign of Henry VIII, both of which were debunked long ago but continue to be […]

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Documentary Review ╽Life On A Tudor Monastery – Absolute History — THE CHRONICLES OF HISTORY

In today’s blog post, I wanted to share a six episode documentary series called Life On A Tudor Monastery made by BBC. All episodes are aired and free on this amazing YouTube channel called Absolute History, with the permission of the BBC and its content creators. It was a very enjoyable series detailing what life […]

Documentary Review ╽Life On A Tudor Monastery – Absolute History — THE CHRONICLES OF HISTORY
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The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson — FictionFan’s Book Reviews

A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 May, 1940. Already weakened by failures in Norway, the successful blitzkrieg in Holland and Belgium sounded the death knell for Chamberlain as Prime Minister. Reluctantly King George VI offered the position to Winston Churchill, a man adored by the public […]

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Coventry Carol — How my heart sings

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Lock Down Project Model: Coventry

This fantastic model was created during the first lock down of 2020 by an incredibly talented Coventry resident. I saw it at Coventry Central Library but it is now on display in the Frier Gate building.

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Archaeology no longer to be studied in Britain, just legally mined in secret for money? — The Heritage Journal

It has been confirmed that Sheffield University Archaeology Department, rated as one of the top 50 archaeology schools in the world, is to lose its funding. Similar threats hang over the archaeology departments of the Universities of Chester, Aston, London South Bank and Leicester. It is to be hoped that some archaeologists and academics will […]

Archaeology no longer to be studied in Britain, just legally mined in secret for money? — The Heritage Journal
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Save Sheffield Archaeology — Archaeo𝔡𝔢𝔞𝔱𝔥

To our dismay, we have now learned that another well-respected archaeology unit is under threat of cuts and closure: the world-renowned Department of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield. The options for Sheffield’s Senior Executive Board are apparently threefold: 1. Invest in the department 2. Close the department and make all staff redundant 3. Make […]

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Historic Mills and Where to Find Them — The Historic England Blog

A glance at the buildings open to you.

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Metropolis Exhibition — Coventry Society News

A new flagship exhibition showcasing Coventry’s impressive heritage and architectural history has opened in the space above the new Metropolis restaurant in Earl Street. The exhibition has been curated by two CovSoc members, Sabine Coady Schäbitz (Associate Professor in Architecture at Coventry University) and Dr Mark Webb (Chair of Medieval Coventry). The exhibition – Metropolis: […]

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Men and Feminism: Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries, 1960s to Present — History Journal

DR HANNAH YOKEN I’m a Finnish historian who lived in the UK for nearly a decade. When I tell my British friends and colleagues where I’m from, they often respond with an air of admiration, complimenting the relatively egalitarian principles upon which Nordic social democracy has been built.  Certainly, this notion that the Nordic countries are […]

Men and Feminism: Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries, 1960s to Present — History Journal