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Plans abandoned for £3m Naseby museum

Plans abandoned for £3m Naseby museum | History Watch | Scoop.it
Historians have abandoned plans to build a £3 million museum to celebrate the history of the Battle of Naseby. (RT @ChronandEcho: Historians have abandoned plans to build a £3 million museum to celebrate the history of the Battle of Naseby.
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List of Castles in England | Historic UK

List of Castles in England | Historic UK | History Watch | Scoop.it
Welcome to our interactive map of castles in England - features every single site in the country!
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Kevin Hughes's comment, May 22, 2013 9:49 AM
Helpful listing of these fascinating glimpses into our past.
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How religions change their mind

How religions change their mind | History Watch | Scoop.it
History suggests that religions that don't change die out - but how do they manage it without undermining themselves?
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Interesting article abut how religions adapt to their changing environment or die. Very pertinent to the gay marriage debate.

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1,000-year-old church discovered under Lincoln castle - Telegraph

1,000-year-old church discovered under Lincoln castle - Telegraph | History Watch | Scoop.it
A 1,000-year-old church has been discovered by archaeologists carry out a £20 million restoration project at Lincoln Castle.
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Kevin Hughes's comment, May 22, 2013 9:49 AM
Fascinating find in Lincoln. So much history buried under our feet.
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Spain’s holy city of Toledo packed with wonders

Spain’s holy city of Toledo packed with wonders | History Watch | Scoop.it
A cathedral, stunning El Greco paintings and 2,500 years of tangled history make it a compelling destination, writes European travel specialist Rick Steves.

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One of my wishlist items. Must get there soon.

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Mary Anning | Natural History Museum

Mary Anning | Natural History Museum | History Watch | Scoop.it
Despite poverty and little education, Mary Anning found some of the most important fossils ever discovered, all on her home coastline in Dorset. Find out how. (RT @NHM_Library: Happy 214th birthday, Mary Anning!
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A quite incredible woman with a painstaking dedication to her task.

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Glasgow 1938: Last exhibition of the British Empire - BBC News

Glasgow 1938: Last exhibition of the British Empire - BBC News | History Watch | Scoop.it
Glasgow 1938: Last exhibition of the British Empire
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Crowds flocked to the city for the 1938 British Empire Exhibition.
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