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Archive for June 2017

Battles and Dynasties at Lincoln

Battle of Lincoln

Battles and Dynasties at Lincoln The second Battle of Lincoln, 20 May 1217, is one of the greatest English conflicts that almost nobody has ever heard of. Very informative and interesting blog post >  http://blogs.bl.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2017/06/battles-and-dynasties-at-lincoln-castle.html

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Domesday Book – a brief material history

Domesday Book

Fantastic blog post > Domesday Book – a brief material history, 931 years of history > http://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/domesday-book-brief-material-history/ It will be on loan to Lincoln Castle until the 3rd September, The iconic document will be on display in the David P J Ross Magna Carta Vault.

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Domesday at Lincoln Castle

Domesday Book

The earliest surviving public record will make a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Lincoln Castle this summer. It’s the first time Domesday’s been outside of London since National Archives UK took possession in 1859 > https://www.lincolncastle.com/domesday

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William Marshal, the greatest knight who ever lived?

William Marshal

William Marshal, the greatest knight who ever lived? Born 1147, the 4th son of a man of no note, William Marshall rose to be one of the most powerful Barons in England, regent to a child king, and significant influence regarding Magna Carta. He was a man of loyalty, knightly chivalry, and clever diplomacy. That…

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