My favourite Magazines, a history nerd addition! πŸ€“πŸ“–

Some of you may be shocked to know, but I don’t just read books! SHOCK HORROR! :P. I read magazines too. Now, I may read the odd girlie one, but it isn’t very often! But today I wanted to share with you my favourite magazine issues of late and posts of mine that you can […]

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Short Historical facts with me, Charlotte πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»

fact no.25 On this day, 234 years ago, William Pitt became the British Prime Minister at the age of 24. In December 1783, George III asked Pitt to form a government at just the age of 24, he was the youngest man to become prime minister. In 1784, parliament became dissolved for a general election […]

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Short Historical facts with me, Charlotte πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»

fact no.24 On this day, 459 years ago, marks the death of Mary Tudor, the daughter to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. Mary Tudor may be known as “Bloody Mary” for how many Protestant believers she killed once she came to the throne, but, she was the first ruling queen of England. That in […]

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Short Historical facts with me, Charlotte πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»

fact no.23 “Remember remember the Fifth of November, Gunpowder, Treason and Plot” . With November 5th slowly approaching everyone will be going out buying theirΒ fireworksΒ and sparklers to celebrate the evening. A lot of people even going as far as setting up their own bonfires in their back gardens and throwing on a stuffed, dressed up […]

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Book review; The King’s Curse, by Philippa GregoryπŸ“š

Book reviewing time! A historical novel, once again. Surely you expect nothing else from me ;)? Enjoy! ❀ Blurb; Margaret Pole spends her young life struggling to free her brother, arrested as a child, from the Tower of London. The Tower – symbol of the Tudor usurpation of her family’s throne – haunts Margaret’s dreams […]

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Short Historical facts with me, Charlotte πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»

fact no.22 Happy Halloween!!! Ever wondered where it comes from, Halloween? Yes? READ ON TO KNOW MORE!Β  Halloween dates back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The night of Halloween, October 31st, celebrated Samhain! This was when people believed that ghosts of the dead would return to earth and cause trouble plus, damaging crops. […]

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