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Franz Ferdinand accident could have changed course of history

One hundred years ago, and just months before his death, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was nearly shot dead in a hunting accident in Nottinghamshire, England. The BBC reports that at the time, the Duke of Portland – on whose … Continue reading

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1913 inspires Imperial War Museum’s Christmas range

The Imperial War Museum’s Christmas range is this year inspired by the last Edwardian Christmas in 1913. Christmas celebrations in Britain at this time would have been busy, memorable and fuelled by food and drink – at least at the … Continue reading

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