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  • Edward IV - Glorious Son of York by Jeffrey James

    Edward IV (Courtesy of Ripon Cathedral) Perhaps no English king fought harder for the throne than King Edward IV, personified by Shakespeare as ‘this Sun of York’; an allusion to the three suns which are said to have risen in splendour prior to the Battle of Mortimer’s Cross, near Hereford, fought on 2 or 3 February 1461, a perceived superna ...

  • Secret Barnstaple - What is a Secret? by Elizabeth Hammett

    When asked to write a book with ‘Secret’ in the title, one of my first thoughts was to wonder what ‘secret’ meant in this context. Obviously if an event was really ‘secret’ neither I nor anyone else would know about, so it would be rather difficult to write a book on the subject! The war memorial located in Rock Park, erected in 1922 I ...

  • Secret Ipswich: Three Remarkable Women by Susan Gardiner

    Writing a book with the title Secret Ipswich meant that I had to avoid the inclusion of too many famous people from the town so that I could concentrate on the more obscure people and places that are also part of its history. Ipswich's connections with Thomas Wolsey, Lord Nelson and two England football managers, Sir Alf Ramsey and Sir Bobby Robson ...


Upcoming Events

November Events

View our upcoming events in November including a signing for Hertfordshire's Historic Inland Waterway by John Cooper, Broadstairs Through Time by Robert Turcan, Bishop's Stortford Through Time by Kate J Cole, Bury St Edmunds Memories by Martyn Taylor, Liverpool's Railways Through Time by Hugh Hollinghurst and Afternoon Tea by Vicky Straker.

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December Events

View our upcoming events in December including a Hungry for History evening at La Torretta in Rochester with Toni Mount, book signing events for Hertfordshire's Historic Inland Waterway signing events by John Cooper, The Four Heatons The Postcard Collection by Phil Page and Ian Littlechilds, Sudbury, Long Melford and Lavenham Through Time by Kate J Cole and Bury St Edmunds Memories by Martyn Taylor.

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