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Trading with Russia

26 July 2015

Dramatis Personae The Lord John Vassilievich, Emperor of Russland (aka Ivan the Terrible) Henry Hastings, Earl of Huntingdon, The Lord President of the Queen’s Council in the...

Not the Pendle Witches – but close by

16 July 2015

Once upon a time – in about 1582 – there was in Pemberton in Lancashire a poor widow woman with two beautiful daughters. Well actually when the story starts her husband...