Story Of The Gunpowder Plot And Is There More Than Meets The Eye?

Bonfire night is celebrated by communities all over the UK, but only recently has there been a growth in popularity for a new conspiracy theory about the plot. In today’s blog post, we look at the 400 year old tale and examine “gunpowder, treason and plot”.

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Photos From The RAMM Museum, Exeter

These are some pictures I took whilst looking around the Royal Albert Memorial Museum. The exhibitions are actually surprisingly large; there are lots of historical artifacts to blow your mind, as well as an Ancient Egyptian mummy. Hopefully you like the photos I took 🙂

17th Century Civil War armour, used by the soldiers defending Exeter castle.

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Ancient Greek Trading Vessel Is “Oldest Shipwreck In The World”

More than a mile deep under the Black Sea off the Coast of Bulgaria lies a huge fleet of 67 ships from Ancient, Medieval and Tudor times – one of which dates to 400 BC.

It has been named the oldest shipwreck in the world.

Credit: Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project

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Research On Roman Britain From 55 BC Onwards

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This is a documentation of my personal research on Caesar’s invasions, Claudius’ conquest and the romanization of England starting from 55 BC, but it will also serve as a general topic article about England, Wales (and part of Scotland) in the Ancient times. I hope my learning helps you in some way.

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Historical Brain Dump #1

This is the first ever historical brain dump. In each dump I provide ten revision facts about history that you might not know or might have forgotten. If you want more of these, comment below. Thanks!

  1. Caesar’s first invasion of Britain was in 55BC.
  2. The wheel was probably invented in about 3500-4000 BC
  3. The Battle of the Frontiers in 1914 saw France implement Plan XVII and Germany operate the Schlieffen Plan.
  4. The first Saxon settlers most likely appeared in East Anglia in the fifth century when the Romans left England
  5. The Spanish Armada sailed in a crescent formation
  6. 50,000 Royalists died in the English civil war
  7. Italy (which was previously comprised of many different states) finished its unification in 1870
  8. Octavian renamed himself Augustus and founded the Roman Empire
  9. The ancient Roman city of Pompeii was rediscovered in 1748 by travellers searching for artifacts
  10. Dead aztecs were commonly buried with a dog, who would help them to the afterlife