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The Death of a Duke

15th July 1685, Tower Hill. A 35 year old man climbs the scaffolding erected on Tower Hill the purpose of this moment, the moment of his death. The last person on his mind is not his long suffering wife or … Continue reading

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29th May 1660; The Day Charles II Re-entered London

I do love Serendipity. It so happens that after a few weeks away from a writing project I am working on, I restart working on the Restoration of Charles II on today that just so happens to be the anniversary … Continue reading

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The Death Of Charles II & Its Effect On Our History

Last week saw the anniversary of the death of the last king to be a king in the full sense, Charles II. His death was the catalysis that transformed the British political being from a ruling king and his parliament … Continue reading

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The Execution of Lord William Russell

Sorry a about the delay between posts – life seems to have caught up with me.   William Russell Baron and Lord was born on 29 September 1639. He gained the title of baron on the death of his elder … Continue reading

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