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fact no.20! I want to start this post off by saying, fact number 20?! Wowie! :D. i am dead happy that I have continued to do these posts, they’re by far one of my favourite posts to write and, I can look back in my “historical” section and just read them one after another. So, […]

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Book Review; “The Last Tudor”, by Philippa Gregory. βœοΈπŸ“š

It’s book reviewing time guys and, again, I have chosen a book by my favourite, Philippa Gregory! πŸ˜€ The Last Tudor Blurb; β€˜How long do I have?’ I force a laugh. β€˜Not long,’ he says very quietly. β€˜They have confirmed your sentence of death.Β  You are to be beheaded tomorrow.Β  We don’t have long at […]

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fact no.19 On this day in 1818, 199 years ago, the first ever transfusion of human blood was performed at Guy’s Hospital in London by, James Blundell. James Blundell was an English Obstertrician who performed the first ever successful blood transfusionΒ of human blood into a patient for treatment of a Haemorrhage. James suggested that a […]

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fact no.18 On this day in 1709, 308 years ago, marks the birth of Samuel Johnson. Samuel JohnsonΒ isΒ often referred to asΒ Dr. Johnson. He was an English writer who also made lasting contributions to English Literature for beingΒ a; poet essayist moralist literary critic biographer and editor Johnson was a committedΒ ToryΒ Β and is described as being “arguably the […]

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fact no.17 On this day, 484 years ago, the birth of England’s later to be Queen is born, Queen Elizabeth 1st. Elizabeth was the daughter to King Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn, she was their first, and only, child together and although Anne was over joyed with her daughter, it was not the son […]

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The Last Kingdom TV Series review πŸŽ₯

It is time for another TV series review! πŸ˜€ this time I have chosen to review both seasons 1 & 2 of The Last Kingdom. Here goes!!! The Last Kingdom series' are both set in the 9th century AD. This was when England was divided into 7 separate kingdoms and the Kingdom of Wessex remains […]

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fact no.14 On this day 565 years ago, Ludovico Sforza, was born. He was the Duke of Milan between the years of 1494-1499, following the death of his nephew Gian Galeazzo Sforzia. As a member of the notroius Sforza family he was the fourth son of Francesco I Sforzia, Ludovico was famed for being a patron of […]

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fact no.13 On this day 450 years ago, 1567, Mary Queen of Scots abdicated after much defeat to the Protestants at Carberry Hill. In February 1567 Mary’s husband and cousin Darnley was found murdered. Darnley’s body was found outside of his house and this gave rise to speculation that he had then been murdered, by […]

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fact no.12 On this day 472 years ago, in 1545, Henry VIII's newly released flagship The Mary Rose sank. This sinking caused the deaths of 700 people and it happened in the Solent which is on the south coast of England. Unfortunately, all Henry could do was sit and watch as his amazing refitted flagship […]

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