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On Britain, The EU And Brexit

In this blog post I give you my thoughts on Britain's role in the European Union (EU) and Brexit. [UPDATED 21/06/2016] Read More...
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On William the Conqueror

In this blog post I take a brief look at the life of William the Conqueror, a man who started life as the bastard son of a Norman duke and rose up to become the Duke of Normandy and later William I, King of England.
A man who is also my 31st great grandfather.
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On King Alfred the Great

In this post I give a brief account of the only English king to be known as 'the Great'. A man who defended Wessex and the other Saxon kingdoms from Viking invasions, united the English and improved his kingdom’s legal and military systems, improved his people’s way of life and encouraged learning. A man you could call the father of the English nation.
A man I am proud to call my 35th great grandfather.
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On Buffalo Bill Cody

A brief look at the life of the most interesting American of all time, William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody.
A man who by the time he died in 1917 had become the most recognisable celebrity on earth.
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On How To Backup Your Ancestry Family Tree To Your Computer

A short guide on how to backup your family tree to your computer from the Ancestry website. Read More...
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On The Magna Carta

In this post I take a quick look at the Magna Carta (the Great Charter) and its legacy 800 years on. Read More...
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On British Titles and The Peerage

The following blog post is just a very brief overview of British titles and the Peerage.
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On The UK State Opening Of Parliament And Its Traditions

A brief post on the UK State Opening of Parliament and its customs that are steeped in hundreds of years of traditions. Read More...
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On H.H. Holmes as Jack The Ripper

My thoughts on the real identity of Jack The Ripper and America's first documented serial killer, H. H. Holmes. Could they be one and the same? Read More...
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Titanic: An Analysis Of A Scuttle Cover-Up Theory

Some suspect that the story of the Royal Mail Ship (RMS) Titanic is more complex than the official inquiry verdict “...the loss of the said ship was resulting from collision with an iceberg, brought about by the excessive speed at which the ship was being navigated.” There are theories ranging from an insurance scam by White Star Line to an immense British Government cover-up.

In this blog post I take a look at some of these theories, weighing in at the end with my thoughts on the subject.
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