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Medieval England

Medieval Kings and Queens Edward the Confessor Harold of Wessex 1066 Hastings Battle of Hastings 1066 The Bayeux Tapestry Motte and Bailey Castles Castles William the Conqueror The Laws of William the Conqueror Norman Place Names in England Feudalism Feudal Services Heraldry Coats of Arms Royal Coats of Arms Charges and Heraldry Heraldry and Medieval Towns Heraldic Terms Domesday Book Sussex and the Domesday Book Medieval Cathedrals Thomas Becket Canterbury Cathedral Building a Medieval Cathedral Magna Carta King John The Black Death of 1348 to 1350 Cures for the Black Death Peasants Revolt The Hundred Years War Medieval Farming Medieval Farming The Lifestyle of Medieval Peasants The Poor Peasant Medieval Women Medieval Manor Houses Medieval names Medieval Surnames Food and Drink in Medieval England The Medieval Church Medieval Church Architecture Gothic Church Architecture Medieval Education Medieval Studies Medieval Universities Geoffrey Chaucer Medieval Masons Medieval Monasteries The organisation within a monastery Positions of responsibility in a monastery A day in the life of a nun Health and Medicine in Medieval England Medieval Towns Medieval Guilds Medieval Law and Order The Halifax Gibbet Medieval Christmas The Longbow The Crusades
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Battle for Mount Longdon

The Battle for Mount Longdon took place from June 11 th to June 12 th . Mount Longdon is situated to the northwest of Port Stanley, the Falkland Island's capital, and had to be captured by the British forces as Mount Longdon gave the Argentine forces there a height advantage over the British and they would have continued to have threatened them if British troops had simply by-passed Mount Longdon on their advance to Port Stanley.
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John Kerry

John Kerry was born on December 11, 1943, in Denver, Colorado. He is married to Theresa Heinz Kerry - from the Heinz family and they have two children and three stepchildren. The family are Catholic. Kerry went to Yale University in 1966 and joined the US Navy in the same year. He served in the Navy until 1969 and was sent to Vietnam where he served as a patrol leader in the extremely dangerous Mekong Delta region.
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Medical changes from 1945

There were many medical changes during World War Two but these changes continued after the war. In Britain, the biggest change was the establishment of the National Health Service (NHS) that provided free medical care for all regardless of wealth. Prior to this those who could not afford something like a penicillin jab had to go without or make the necessary sacrifices to get the necessary money.
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Women and Parliament

From 1900 to 1918, no woman in Britain could vote. Therefore, no woman could stand as a Member of Parliament. As a result, there was no female presence in Parliament from 1900 to 1918. In 1918, the Representation of the People Act was introduced and this enfranchised women 30 years of age and older who had property rights.
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The Medieval Church

The Medieval Church played a far greater role in Medieval England than the Church does today. In Medieval England, the Church dominated everybody's life. All Medieval people - be they village peasants or towns people - believed that God, Heaven and Hell all existed. From the very earliest of ages, the people were taught that the only way they could get to Heaven was if the Roman Catholic Church let them.
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