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A penny of Alfred the Great, minted in London c.880.

A penny of Alfred the Great, minted in London c.880.

Monogram Penny of Alfred The Great (871-899) http://www.royalmintmuseum.org.uk//collection/collection-highlights/coins/alfred-the-great-penny/index.html

Monogram Penny of Alfred The Great (871-899) http://www.royalmintmuseum.org.uk//collection/collection-highlights/coins/alfred-the-great-penny/index.html

Emperor Constantine at York Minster.  Declared Emperor here 306 CE by the troops, defeated two others after a vision of a cross & the words "In this sign you will conquer," back in Rome was the 1st emperor to end persecution of Christians

Emperor Constantine at York Minster. Declared Emperor here 306 CE by the troops, defeated two others after a vision of a cross & the words "In this sign you will conquer," back in Rome was the 1st emperor to end persecution of Christians

A mythical figure from early Britain, King Lud is said to have been a pre-Roman king of Britain who rebuilt London and from whom London derives its name. Lud is said by some to have given his name to the gateway known as Ludgate   This series of badly weathered statues – depicting King Lud and his two sons,   was originally located on the gate. The king was buried under it. Following the gate’s demolition, the statues were moved to the vestry porch of St Dunstan-in-the West in Fleet Street.

A mythical figure from early Britain, King Lud is said to have been a pre-Roman king of Britain who rebuilt London and from whom London derives its name. Lud is said by some to have given his name to the gateway known as Ludgate This series of badly weathered statues – depicting King Lud and his two sons, was originally located on the gate. The king was buried under it. Following the gate’s demolition, the statues were moved to the vestry porch of St Dunstan-in-the West in Fleet Street.

The warnings of the Holocaust have never been more relevant in Britain

The warnings of the Holocaust have never been more relevant in Britain

Last Sunday, a Polish father and son lay bloodied on the floor after being attacked and told to “go back home” in Upton Park, East London.

Alice Herz-Sommer, also known as Alice Sommer (26 November 1903 – 23 February 2014), was a Prague-born Jewish pianist, music teacher, and supercentenarian who survived Theresienstadt concentration camp. She lived for 40 years in Israel, before migrating to London in 1986, where she resided until her death, and at the age of 110 was the world's oldest known Holocaust survivor.

Alice Herz-Sommer, also known as Alice Sommer (26 November 1903 – 23 February 2014), was a Prague-born Jewish pianist, music teacher, and supercentenarian who survived Theresienstadt concentration camp. She lived for 40 years in Israel, before migrating to London in 1986, where she resided until her death, and at the age of 110 was the world's oldest known Holocaust survivor.

The ruined abbey on Lindisfarne - known as Holy Island. A tidal island on the north east coast of England, the home of Saints Aidan & Cuthbert, and seat of culture in Anglo-Saxon England.

The ruined abbey on Lindisfarne - known as Holy Island. A tidal island on the north east coast of England, the home of Saints Aidan & Cuthbert, and seat of culture in Anglo-Saxon England.

Médaillon Constantin

Médaillon Constantin

Triens Gondebaud

Triens Gondebaud

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