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This letter was written by the playwright Ben Jonson on 8 November 1605, three days after the Gunpowder Plot was discove...
These instructions, set out to Major General Hunter in 1797, make it clear that the black soldiers of the British Army...
Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634) did not live to see the publication of the final volumes of The Institutes of the Lawes of E...
After 1225 no new versions of either Magna Carta or the Charter of the Forest were issued. Instead, when called upon to ...
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This drawing vividly depicts the murder of Lord Darnley on 10th February 1567 at Kirk o’ Field, Edinburgh. The manuscrip...
It remains uncertain how many copies of Magna Carta were dispatched in 1215 and who were the intended recipients. Four s...
This is a copy from 1631 of a 1596 petition to the Privy Council by Blackfriars residents. The locals were successful in...
Each year, the English Exchequer’s audit of the sheriffs’ accounts was recorded on long rolls of parchment, known as Pip...
British sailors, whalers and missionaries settled in New Zealand from the early 19th century, but the British government...