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Friday, 27 November 2015

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine was an influential woman in 12th century Europe http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/eleanor_of_aquitaine.shtml

Monday, 16 November 2015

Saturday, 7 November 2015

Marie Curie

Happy birthday Marya Skoldowska a Polish lady better known to most of us as Marie Curie (7 November 1867 www.localhistories.org/curie 

Thursday, 5 November 2015

The Gunpowder Plot

On 5 November 1605 they foiled a plot by Catholics to murder the king and members of parliament. We celebrate with bonfires.www.localhistories.org/gun

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Hungary 1956

On 4 November 1956 Soviet tanks drove into Budapest, Hungary to crush an anti-Communist revolution www.localhistories.org/hungary