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from The Independent

From the Marauder’s Map to The Quibbler: Graphic art from the Harry Potter films goes on show

One of Dolores Umbridge's dictates at Hogwarts, from Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix

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"Your lips come to rest gently atop mine and I feel the words "I love you" simmering beneath their surface. You speak them and touching as they are, my lips like marionettes are moved in time with each syllable. Your declaration becomes my proclamation without me ever having uttered a sound." ♥ ~ Tyler Knott Gregson

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Would love to specialise in this field. I am already concerningly familiar with the shadow proclamation.....

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from Mail Online

'The end of slavery led to hunger and death for millions of black Americans': Extraordinary claims in new book

Professor Jim Downs new revisionist history of the Civil War and Emancipation Proclamation claims that a million black Americans suffered hunger and died following the end of slavery

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Henry VIII's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, had been pregnant six times, but only one baby survived: Mary, born in 1516. This letter was written two years later by Henry VIII to Cardinal Wolsey, while Catherine was pregnant for the last time. He writes: 'I trust the quene my wyfe be with chylde'.

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from Mail Online

Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than seventy years after being freed

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed.

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