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Hampton Court Palace, a residence of Henry VIII and possibly where Henry first laid eyes upon Anne Boleyn. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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from Mail Online

Nelson Mandela dead: A symbol of resistance

RIP Nelson Mandela, pictured at his South African home in 2010, 'triumphed as a symbol of national reconciliation between South Africa's races'

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mestudyblr:16.02.15Finished planning and writing a practice history essay. I was going to go to the library now but I’m not feeling too good at the moment so I’m going to complete everything at home instead with a warm mug of green tea :) Need to finish off my economics holiday homework and chapter 3 of microeconomics before heading to the gym - t’is a long day today.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Visible in stone: women's history through the buildings they lived and worked in

Market Court in Kensington High Street, London. Women came to play a big part in pioneering housing re-development, for example philanthropist Octavia Hill, initiated housing reform schemes as early as

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Look at how homes and communities have changed in the past 100 years. The project includes a local history study, a comparison of Victorian homes and lifestyles with modern day and an insight into the period’s inventions.

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from the Guardian

The day the women went on strike

On Oct. 24, 1975, 90% of Icelandic women went on strike, refusing to do any work at their homes or their jobs. It was the largest demonstration in the nation's history and shut down the entire country.

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Cutaway picture of a Viking house...the door is in the wrong place, for a typical Viking longhouse the door should be off center on one of the long walls.

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