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20 January 2022 Sound and vision
Sue Bradley remembers Rosemary Goad and the agreement that allows us to hear her voice today.
20 January 2022 Medieval manuscripts
In March 1543, King Henry VIII sent Sir Ralph Sadler as ambassador to Scotland. A protégé of Thomas Cromwell, Sadler had his first audience with the dowager queen, Mary of Guise, within days of arriving. The subject of their interview...
19 January 2022 UK Web Archive
By Helena Byrne, Curator Web Archives, The British Library On 5 December 1921, the Football Association (FA) banned women from playing football on affiliated grounds and stated that football is “quite unsuitable for females and ought not to be encouraged”...
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