Tag Archives: James I

What I Remember on the Fifth of November: The Glorious Revolution over Guy Fawkes


The Huffington Post published my column “The Truth about Guy Fawkes’ Day“, on what we should remember on the fifth of November. In this blog entry, I’ve posted some documentaries  on the Fifth of November 1605 and the Fifth of … Continue reading

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David Starkey’s Historical Documentaries on the Monarchy


For an excellent history of the monarchy in the United Kingdom, I highly recommend David Starkey’s series Monarchy, which he adapted from his latest book Crown & Country – The Kings and Queens of England: A History. He devotes a … Continue reading

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Restoration of the Personal Union of the Crowns of Scotland and England


Alex Salmond, the current First Minister of Scotland, and his Scottish National Party won a parliamentary majority earlier this year – a significant first for the new Scottish Parliament and its mixed member proportional electoral system. The Scottish National Party … Continue reading

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