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The Battle of Hastings

The Battle of Hastings

The Battle of Hastings is an event that is firmly etched into the history of the British Isles, and the year of 1066 is arguably the best known in English history. This massively significant battle was to result in the death of King Harold. The war period itself is...
Autumn Symbolism In Coats of Arms and Heraldry

Autumn Symbolism In Coats of Arms and Heraldry

The rich imagery of Autumn symbolism features on many coats of arms, and heraldic symbols often include animals and plants that we associate with Autumn, ‘the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ Here are some of the more commonly-found symbolic images that you...
Who’s Who In Your Family?

Who’s Who In Your Family?

Do you Know Who’s Who In Your Family? Do you know your first cousin from your second cousin once removed? We are all familiar with the standard terms for our immediate family members but do you really know who’s who in your family?  Mother, father,...

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