Intriguing Resources and Toolkit
Holy Land Digital Atlas
The Holy Land digital atlas draws on many disciplines to curate the history of these ancient places. Much of the western worlds religious history and culture, stems from the history of the ancient Holy Lands. The lands of the three great world faiths, Judaism, Christianity and Islam blend and side step each other and the…Read More
Plantagenet Roll of the Royal Blood
Plantagenet Roll of the Royal Blood Plantagenet Roll of the Royal Blood, 3 Ways to Check your Plantagenet Heritage Are you one of the many or one of the few? Watching and reading the media during this amazing week, it seems as if ‘the world and his wife’ were related to Richard III and the…Read More
Night Will Fall Harrowing but Excellent Holocaust Documentary
Night will Fall Holocaust Documentary based on the 1945 Documentary film documenting the aftermath of the German Concentration Camps now being screened after a 6 year project by the Imperial War Museum to complete the original film in accordance with the script and sequences which involved film makers of the allies including Alfred Hitchcock, Bernstein the British Director, Richard Crossman’s script and narration and Richard Dimbleby father of the current broadcasters David and Jonathan. The document is a must watch but make sure you are braced to witness records made in the raw as allied forces went into the camps and witnessed for themselves the consequences of the crimes committed in the name of Germany. It should be required watching for Holocaust deniers.Read More
Mapping the London Blitz
Mapping the London Blitz is a great project which has used the collated and mapped all the census material of all the bombs dropped during the Blitz 1940 – 1941. It is a fascinating resource for family historians with a connection to WWII.Read More
Resources for Research Pipe rolls of the Exchequor.
Sharing history resources. Sharing resources available for open access research and analysis in your history and humanities project is part of what we aim to do in conjunction with a Digital Gazetteer we are actively researching and developing as part of the Hampshire History Project. When we find a resource that maybe useful to others…Read More
Workhouse and Poor Law Data.
What Poor Law and workhouse records can you use to add contextual colour to your family history? How can you find out more about the events that shaped our pauper ancestors. How many of your family were in the workhouse?Read More
King Richard III of England Found Facts and Fiction
Richard III found in a Car Park with an Arrow in His back, can this be him, who was he and how can we distinguish him fact from fiction and the character assasination given him by William Shakespeare?
(This post will be updated, original posted in 2012.
Harthacnut King of the Danes and the English
Harthacnut son of Emma and Cnut, short lived Kingship a stepping stone to Edward the Confessor…Read More
The Tower of London.
The Tower of London still stands as a symbol for the strength and greatness of the city of London, occupying a position as afortress for nearly two thousand years.Read More
Thomas Becket and Henry II
The relationship between Henry King of England and Thomas, banker turned confidant and Archbishop was probably one of the most intriguing in English history.Read More
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