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Vlad and the Great Fire of London


Great Fire of London Picture Book

Vlad and the Great Fire of London tells the story of one of the most famous events in the history of London. In 1666 the Great Fire destroyed most of the medieval City of London and made thousands of Londoners homeless.

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September 24, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Great Fire of London

September 23, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Teabowl that Fed a Thousand People…But Couldn’t Hold Water

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May 26, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The rise and fall of the Byzantine Empire

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Illuminated Lives

A Brief History of Women’s Work in the Middle Ages

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October 29, 2017 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

RATCATCHER’S DAY

THIS DAY IN GEOGRAPHIC HISTORY

On July 22, 1376, legend holds that the “Pied Piper,” a ratcatcher, led more than a hundred children out of their homes in Hamelin, Germany, never to be seen again.

“And so long after what happened here
274 “On the Twenty-second of July,
275 “Thirteen hundred and seventy-six:”

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July 22, 2017 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

The Moor’s Last Stand


The Moor’s Last Stand:
How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End

by Elizabeth Drayson

I wanted to show why his life matters – and the meanings it now has at this time of extreme tension between the west and the Islamic states.

The last Muslim King in Spain

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May 22, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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