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Mary Beard in her documentary on the history of Rome said that the assassination of Julius Caesar is the most famous political assassination in history. I’m not so sure. Lincoln was the first that...
Why is voting day always a Thursday? Is there some historical reason?
What is agrimomesie--please?...
Still trying!!!! 1.Familiar name for an elastic sided boot (6) 2.My uncle's wife, who suffers from vertigo (no numbers) Many thanks...
Can anyone help me to find out where my father's regiment was during WW2. I know he was in the ulster rifles, and that 1&2 battalions were at DDay. however, this was the regular army, not conscripted...
interesting...i want to have a look........ but how.
Who is considered to be the best Commander / General - 1. During the Second World War - and reasons ? 2. Ever - and reasons ?...
What's the reason/history for the attacks on Europe?...
Anyone know what is planned for Easter 1916 in Dublin?
If you join Ancestry, can you see copies of peoples` death certificates? I have a copy of my family tree that someone gave us and I would be interested to know what all of the relatives died of.
And I would like to set it out either online or on a CD so that I can also add photos and print afterwards. Which is the easiest way of doing this and if a CD can anyone recommend the best. Many...
Kazuo Sakamaki , was the only one of the crews of the Midget Subs , which attacked the american fleet at pearl harbour , to have survived . He was reviled by the Japanese rulers at the time for not...
I have an old cutting about the death of my husband's great-great grandfather, but the name of the newspaper (possibly The Times as he died in London and was quite a wealthy man), has been cut off. Is...
However, some professor of economics, spouting off about rain-forests, has to put a damper on it: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-35697546...
The public library staff told me they had e-access to various databases for tracing ancestry, so I went along to try to find the precise date of birth for a colleague who we suspect is approaching a...
It certainly took a long time. She was only 17 when she joined. http://www.torontosun.com/2016/03/11/wwii-code-breaker-honoured-after-71-years...
A medieval field, now built upon, near to where I live was known as `Risedale`. Could the `dale` part of the name possibly refer to the undulating nature of the ground? Thanks.
I have an ancestor who, in 1911, was classified as a Braid Mechanic. Can anyone tell me what this means, please. He lived in Leek, Staffordshire, and I am going to assume it has something to do with...
Here is an interesting article: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-33566789...
I have a 18ct gold medal stamped HMFC with a red lion on the back anyone any ideas what it is?...

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