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A Gingerbread Man In A Gingerbread House . . .

Gingerbread dates back to the 15th century, and figural biscuit-making was practiced as far back as the 16th century. The first documented instance of man-shaped gingerbread biscuits was at the court of Elizabeth I. She had the gingerbread figures made … Continue reading

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Regional England : Yorkshire

The early inhabitants of Yorkshire were Celts, a tribe known as the Brigantes. They controlled most of Northern England and more territory than any other Celtic tribe in England at that period. Famed as the most militant tribe in Britain, … Continue reading

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Gunpowder, Treason & Plot

Guy Fawkes & the Gunpowder Plot The conspirators : Thomas Bates, Robert Wintour, Christopher Wright, John Wright, Thomas Percy, Guy Fawkes, Robert Catesby and Thomas Wintour Remember, remember, The fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, Why … Continue reading

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