Building blocks of History 26th July

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 26th July in years gone by.

 

In 1469 the Battle of Edgecote Moor was fought during the Wars of the Roses.

In 1745 the first recorded women’s cricket match took place near Guildford.

In 1803 the Surrey Iron Railway opened.

In 2016 we visited Canterbury Cathedral.

In the shadow of

medieval travellers,

honour the martyr.

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Marie

 

Building Blocks of History – 19th July

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 19th July in years gone by.

In 1545 Henry VIII’s Mary Rose sank in the Solent.

1n 1553 Lady Jane Grey was deposed as Queen.

In 1799 the Rosetta Stone was discovered.

In 2013 I was a very proud mum at my daughter’s graduation.

 

Good education

Unravelling history

Key to the future.

 

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Marie

 

 

BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 12TH JULY

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 12th July  in years gone by.

In 1543 Henry VIII married Catherine Parr.

In 1817 the first recorded flower show was held in County Cork.

In 1904 Pablo Neruda was born.

In 2016 we followed the Knights Trail in Northampton.

Glorious union

of royal hearts and flowers,

ephemeral joy.

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BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 5th JULY

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 5th July  in years gone by.

In 1865 Britain introduced the world’s first speed limits for cars.

In 1948 the NHS began in Britain.

In 1954 the BBC broadcast its first daily television news programme.

In 2008 we went on our first Scarecrow walk.

Modernisation

Such compassionate  vision

Shiny brave new world.

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Marie

 

 

Building Blocks of History 21st June

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 21st June in years gone by.

In 1854 the first Victoria Cross was won in the Crimean War.

In 2003 the much anticipate Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was published.

In 1982 Prince William was born.

In 2014 we spent a glorious summer’s day at Flag Fen, a  Bronze Age site.

Due recognition,

lineages of devotion,

acts of bravery.

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Marie

 

BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 14TH JUNE

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 14th June in years gone by.

In 1645 the Battle of Naseby was fought.

In 1822   Charles Babbage proposed his Difference Machine to the British Astronomical Society.

In 1940 German troops entered Paris.

In 2015 Mr Syllabub Sea realised his ambition to drive a diesel engine.

Days of adventure,

realising childhood dreams,

moments to treasure.

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Marie

 

Building Blocks of History 7th June

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 7th June in years gone by.

In 1099 the first Crusaders arrived at the walls of Jerusalem.

In 1329 Robert the Bruce died.

In 1546 Peace of Ardres was signed, ending England’s war with France and Scotland.

In 2015 we visited Hever Castel, family home of Anne Boleyn.

Take heart, if at first

the plan doesn’t work, you need to

redouble efforts.

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