BBC History [UK] (September 2015)

BBC History [UK] (September 2015)

Language: English

Pages: 100

ISBN: 2:00298229

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


PDF | English | 100 pages

BBC History magazine is an authoritative and informed history publication examining and re-examining key historical events, turning points in history, wider trends within history, and different eras as a whole. It publishes articles written by experts in their field on all periods of history, whether that’s Ancient Egypt, Tudor England, or the Second World War, and brings cutting-edge historical research and new theories to a wider audience in an accessible, engaging format.

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had been very convivial. The pair had exchanged New Year’s gifts in 1542. But the king made no indication of wishing to revive their union, and although Anne was rumoured to be bitterly disappointed when he married his sixth and final wife, Katherine Parr, this may have been just for show. By that time, Anne was comfortably ensconced at Hever with all the riches and honours of being a queen, but none of the disadvantages of being married to the ageing, bloated and increasingly tyrannical king. She

certainly untrue: Anne was far too sensible to take such a risk and had no grudge against Mary. Fortunately, Mary retained enough of her former affection for Anne not to act against her. With characteristic discretion, Anne left court soon after Mary’s accession, resolved to live out her days quietly at Hever and Chelsea – another manor left to her by Henry. It was while staying at the latter that Anne died on 16 July 1557, after a short illness. Although she was only 41 years of age, she had

observers, and provide evidence, for some, of widespread incivility in the capital. Attitudes towards dead dogs lay bare the contradictions in man’s relationship with canines in modern Paris. The pet dogs of wealthy Parisians could be buried as if they were human – in 1899 feminist writer Marguerite Durand and lawyer Georges Harmois opened the world’s first pet cemetery at Asnières-sur-Seine on the outskirts of Paris. Here, the headstones attest to the sense of loss that pet owners felt towards

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Chepstow Castle Where England met Wales Work on the site began a matter of months after the battle of Hastings – under the Conqueror’s close friend William fitz Osbern – a testament to how the Normans immediately began to demonstrate their presence and authority. cadw.gov.wales 5 Dunfermline Abbey Where Norman style is evident Founded by Edgar the Ætheling’s sister St Margaret, the wife of King Malcolm (Mael Coluim) III, and developed by their son King David I, this magnificent building shows the

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