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A Country Squire in London
Lord Macaulay describes the toils of a typical country gentleman visiting London in the time of Charles II.
by Thomas Babington Macaulay 1800-1859
The Dissolution of the Monasteries
Between 1536 and 1539, King Henry VIII’s government divided up the Church’s property amongst themselves and left a trail of devastation.
by Charles Dickens 1812-1870
Lives of the Saints
Guthlac, Pega and the Blind Boatman
St Pega welcomed a royal servant with a serious eye condition to the monastery
founded by her brother, St Guthlac.
by Felix of Crowland fl. ?740
The Copy Book
Think and Speak