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Sir Walter Ralegh and the vagaries of politics

I’m writing this post on the day of the General Election, 7 May 2015, and by the time you read it most of the results will be in. All the indications are that there will be no clear winner, leading … Continue reading

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Living monuments: Shakespeare’s epitaphs

I’d never heard of the little village of Tong and its church until recently when some visiting relatives mentioned its Shakespeare connections. So I paid a visit to this tiny village in Shropshire to find out more.  The church is sometimes … Continue reading

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