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Winston Churchill Born 1874, 30th November

30th November 1874, Blenheim Palace Winston Churchill, was born

Britain’s formidable wartime leader, Sir Winston Churchill was born in late November 1874 at Blenheim Palace. But why Blenheim Palace? Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was born in Blenheim Palace on the 30th November 1874, but why was he born in Blenheim Palace?  Winston Churchill Facts Full Name: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill Parents, Lord Randolph Churchill, and …

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Guy Fawkes Gun Powder Plot

5th November Guy Fawkes, the stage Westminster London, 1605 and 36 barrels of gunpowder

Westminster, London 1605, the Houses of Parliament was the target of a very elaborate plot, Guy Fawkes and 36 barrels of gunpowder ready to blow.     These were troubling times in England, it was illegal to be Catholic, despite the brief return to Catholic rule under Queen Mary 1 a few years earlier. In …

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Winston Churchill

26th October 1953 Churchill returns as Prime Minister

The Return of Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom   The Wartime leader returned to being Prime Minister a second time after the Conservative party one the 26th October 1953 General Election, defeating Clement Attlee at 77.  The slogan of the election the Conservatives ran on was a ‘Strong and Free’ Britain. Conservatives …

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9th October

1959, The UK Conservative Party win a third general election in a row. This was, The first time in UK political history that a party had won 3 elections in a row. Harold Macmillan won with a 100 seat majority 1959 Conservative Slogan Life is better with the Conservatives 1959 Labour Party Manifesto Britain Belongs to …

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The Brexit phenomena from that first speech to the referendum vote 2

The Brexit phenomena from that first speech to the referendum vote

“This will be a once-in-a-generation moment to shape the destiny of our country” 19th Feb 2016, David Cameron Leave or Remain the phenomena of giving the UK population an IN / OUT EU Referendum The story of Brexit goes back decades. The European question and the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Union. What …

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