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Hunting The Falcon: Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn and the Marriage that Shook Europe

On this day, at this time in 1536, Anne Boleyn was executed. She was the first ever Queen of England to be executed. Following her, two more Queens of England were executed but we’re not here to discuss them. King Henry VIII was one of the most powerful, consequential, famous and infamous monarchs in all …

Hamnet

Hello hello, Another month down, another book review to post! “I am dead: Thou livest; … draw thy breath in pain, To tell my story.” Hamlet, Act V, Scene ii This time we are travelling back in time to 1596 – a time when Queen Elizabeth I was on the throne, a series of treaties …

Pandora

Hi everyone, “But he that once embarks, too surely finds A sullen Sky, black Storms, and angry Winds. Cares, Fears and Anguish, hov’ring on the Coast, And Wrecks of Wretches by their Folly lost.” Samuel Garth I have just gotten back from the most fabulous trip to Athens with my boyfriend and whilst I was …

Ancient Egypt: A Concise Overview of the Egyptian History and Mythology including Egyptian Gods and Pyramids, Kings and Queens

Back so soon? Why yes I am! A book that isn’t even 60 pages long took less than a day to read. On the outside, this book sounded ideal – a quick run through of all things Ancient Egypt to briefly look over the many mysteries that Egypt and its empires and dynasties hold. With …