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By Pamela D. Toler (Regular Contributor) Not all the heroes of the First World War fought in the trenches. Forty-nine year old British nurse Edith Cavell was the director of the first nurses’ t... read more »
Ippolita Trivulzio was born around 1600 as the daughter of Carlo Emanuele Teodoro Trivulzio, Count of Melzo and his wife, Caterina Gonzaga. She married Honoré II, Prince of Monaco on 13 Februar... read more »
It's that time again.  Having completed my latest project and handed it in,  I am turning my attention to the next contracted novel. I have known for a while that it is going to be about Aoi... read more »
Princess Muna al-Hussein, born on 25 April 1941, was the second wife of King Hussein I of Jordan; she is the mother to Jordan’s current monarch, King Abdullah II. She was born as Antoinette... read more »
Janet, 1895Photo supplied by Denis Blight Denis Blight   In 1901 a young parlour maid, Janet Loaring, stepped on Board the S.S. Perthshire to travel to Australia from Dorset in the United Kingdom... read more »
On Saturday, 24 June, the Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife will take place at Historic Deerfield. This year’s theme is “Small World: Toys, Dolls, and Games in New England.”The... read more »
  This article titled “Versailles review – blood, romps and lashings of Carry On silliness” was written by Sam Wollaston, for The Guardian on Saturday 22nd April 2017 05.20 UTC... read more »
I am a bit obsessed with mirrors at the moment. That's not an unusual state for many women as we oscillate between avoiding or checking our appearance depending on how hopeful/fearful we are feeling o... read more »
  This article titled “Lily Cole on playing Elizabeth I: ‘Did I enjoy dressing up in those silly ruffs? Yeah!'” was written by Donna Ferguson, for The Guardian on Wednesday 19th... read more »

May 2017 Book News

22 April 2017
Non-fiction Tudor Monarchs: Lives in Letters Hardcover – 1 August 2017 (US) & 11 May 2017 (UK) The Tudor period (1485-1603) is a story of drama, intrigue and tumultuous change... read more »
  Watch The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry in conversation on mental health for @heads_together #oktosay pic.twitter.com/417gqyqzk0 — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) A... read more »
  This article titled “Lambeth Palace to get its first new building in 200 years” was written by Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent, for The Guardian on Thursday 20th April 2017... read more »

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