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Who were ‘Stella’ and ‘Fanny’?
Q&A: Could Roman slaves buy their own freedom?
Q&A: How did the Normans learn to build castles?
Ancient Egyptian family trees: are present-day Egyptians the descendants of the ancient Egyptians who built the pyramids?
How could the son of Henry VIII become Edward VI?
What religion was practised by the people of Lithuania before their conversion to Christianity in the 14th century?
It is claimed that the Pilgrim Fathers set sail from Plymouth but I’ve also heard that they started in Boston, Lincolnshire. Which is correct?
Why are kissing gates so called and what is their significance as entrances to graveyards?
First World War
What is the origin of the phrase ‘to blow smoke up someone’s arse’?
Who was the first ever teenage heartthrob?
Q&A: Why is Portugal known as Britain’s oldest ally?
What is gaol fever and how was it caused and spread?
Q&A: Who was Eadnoth the Staller?
Who was Nellie Bly?
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