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Somme Tales

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Report of Sir Henry Mildmay to the Council of State regarding the celebration of Christmas Day, 15 December 1650

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Britain and the Holocaust

How much did the British government know?

Cabinet Papers

History through the eyes of the British Cabinet

'Christmas is cancelled!'

A new classroom resource for Key Stages 3 and 4 introducing students to Oliver Cromwell through original State Papers.