Born 30 April 1662 – Queen Mary II

Queen Mary II, a co-reigning monarch who helped usher in a period of relative stability in England, was born on…

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Born 21 April 1926 – Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II, a symbol of stability and tradition for much of the 20th and 21st centuries, reigned as the…

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Born 11 April 1770 – George Canning

George Canning (1770-1827) was a British statesman who carved his name in history through his diplomatic prowess and brief stint…

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Lord Horatio Nelson

Have you ever wondered how a small boy from Norfolk became one of Britain’s most celebrated naval heroes?” From humble…

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Oliver Cromwell

In the heart of the 17th century, England was a nation at war with itself, a stage ripe for the…

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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire on 30 November 1874.  He grew up as part of Great…

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King Henry VII

Henry Tudor was born on 28 January 1457 during a period of turmoil and conflict over the succession of the…

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King Charles I

“Never make a defence or apology before you be accused.” – King Charles I On 19 November 1600, Anne of…

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Anne Boleyn

“And thus I take my leave of this world and of you all, and I heartily desire you all to…

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King George V

“Today 23 years ago dear Grandmama died. I wonder what she would have thought of a Labour government” – King…

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Sir Robert Peel

“No minister ever stood, or could stand, against public opinion” – Sir Robert Peel. Sir Robert Peel was Born in…

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King William I

“Life yields only to be conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in.” – William the Conqueror England’s…

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