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  1. The Christmas of Charles Dickens

    England is boasting one of the most spectacular of all millennium celebrations, with Greenwich as the ...
  2. Medieval England and Vikings: The Culmination of the Viking Influence on England - 4

    The result of the disagreement over the crown led England into two decisive battles, one with an outlawed ...
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  3. Medieval England and Vikings: The Culmination of the Viking Influence on England - 3

    The nobles were receptive to Edward's request at the time, but future circumstances worked to the detriment ...
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  4. Medieval England and Vikings: The Culmination of the Viking Influence on England - 2

    In the Danelaw and Northumbria, a sense of independence from the rest of England evolved that would ...
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  5. Medieval England and Vikings: The Culmination of the Viking Influence on England

    According to renowned historians, English history began in 1066 when William the Conqueror invaded England ...
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  6. History Blog: Battle of Agincourt

    The battle of Agincourt took place during the Hundred Years War (1337-1453) between England and France. ...
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  7. Royal Britain: On the Trail of St. George of England

    The English are laid back when it comes to St.George, their Patron Saint, and his Celebration Day, on ...
  8. Royal Britain: London and Antique searching down Portobello Road

    London is my delight at Easter. This is the first Long Weekend holiday of the year; signal for a mass ...
  9. Royal Britain: Cornwall's Solar Eclipse

    At 11.11am on 11th August' visitors to Cornwall and Devon in Britain's scenic West Country will be gazing ...
  10. Royal Britain: The Isles of Scilly - England's Subtropical Paradise

    Spring comes early to the Western shores of Britain. Dramatically so to the Isles of Scilly, the fabled ...
  11. Childhoods of Famous People: Queen Elizabeth I, of England (1533-1603)

    King Henry VIII wanted a son to inherit his throne. Even though a ruling Queen was legal, women just ...