Tag Archives: English Civil War

Travel Facts#3: Heads of State!

As tourists wander around Westminster absorbing the history of years, they stumble across King Charles 1st and Oliver Cromwell locked in each others’ sight for eternity. It is often thought that Cromwell’s statue – erected in 1899 to a design by Sir William Thornycroft –  is avoiding the gaze of the … Continue reading

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Playing Kings and Queens at Arundel Castle

On a crisp and fresh Autumn morn, we all know how hard it is to leave the fire.  I can recommend however that when the sun is bright and the air has a certain chill, it’s the perfect day to visit … Continue reading

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