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Tudor of the Month: Anne of Denmark

With Tudor Times we profile a different figure every month. Here, Melita Thomas looks at Anne of Denmark. Although not strictly a Tudor, she was the first ‘Queen of Great Britain’ following Elizabeth I’s death.

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8 fascinating facts about Bonfire Night

We all ‘remember, remember the 5th of November’ but what exactly are we celebrating? Here, we track down 8 fascinating facts about Bonfire Night.

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Five of the best Bonfire Night celebrations 2016

Remember remember the 5 November with our pick of this year’s best firework displays across the UK.

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Blenheim Palace, Oxford Credit: Pete Seaward

Top 10 Halloween events 2016

Our castles, abbeys, stately homes and historic sites are packed with history – and some of them are pretty spooky, too. Here we round up where you can find thrills, frights and Halloween heritage around the UK.
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We explore the lives of Tudor women

Historian Elizabeth Norton’s new book, The Lives of Tudor Women, explores the seven ages of woman in the turbulent Tudor era. Here, she takes some time to answer our questions on this fascinating subject.

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