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Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel' and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers. Often she would go out into the field to treat them too. A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

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The Jurassic Coast ~ "is the only place on earth where 185 million years of Earth's history are sequentially exposed, in dramatic cliffs and secluded coves"-Royal Geographical Society, Dorset,England.

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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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Liberty of London, c.1910 - The Shops of Old London ++ http://spitalfieldslife.com/2012/11/17/the-shops-of-old-london/

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Jarlshof - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen

Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archeological site in Shetland, Scotland. It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and has been described as " one of the most remarkable archeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles ".

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A Tudor House in Exeter #travel #travelphotography #travelinspiration

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York Minster Cathedral, York #england #teachintheuk #liveintheuk…

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Prehistoric spiral carving, Cornwall, England. Labyrinths and mazes have a history that can be traced back over 4000 years. The earliest examples are found carved on rocks in various parts of the world. Labyrinths have been a potent symbol in many cultures for thousands of years but mazes are of more recent origin, evolving from the earlier labyrinths around five hundred years ago

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Family History UK is the UK's biggest FREE UK family tree, genealogy and ancestry community portal website, connecting ancestors and living relatives all over the UK. Get great help and advice in our Community Forums We have thousands of members willing to help All for FREE!!

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Tall ships in Charlestown Harbour in Cornwall, England- I love this little harbour if you're ever in Cornwall it's well worth a visit, full of history, It has been used as film location several times including for - Mansfield Park - Moll Flanders - Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland and an episode of Dr Who

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