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The Earliest English Poet

11 February 2016

Today is the feast day of Caedmon, the first known English poet. As well as being the first named poet in the English literary tradition, he is also a significant figure in the history of people who hate singing in...

How to have a successful business partnership

10 February 2016

Advice on what to avoid and what can make your relationship last in business.

The wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

10 February 2016

On this day 176 years ago Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha were married in the Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert from Lady Waterpark's photograph album Add. 60751, f.1 Images Online...

A Group of Sikh Miniatures on Ivory

10 February 2016

This post describes an early group of portraits on ivory of Sikh rulers and others dating from the 1840s

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