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1961 The Dalmatians Descend
To celebrate the French premiere of Disney’s One Hundred and One Dalmatians, a group of Parisian schoolchildren don dog masks and greet some real-life dalmatians at the cinema. The film, Disney’s 17th animated feature, would go on to be one of the mo
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Oliver Cromwell 25 April 1599 – 3 September 1658
Born in Huntingdon, in what is now Cambridgeshire, Oliver Cromwell’s family had modest wealth and were part of the landed gentry – his father, Robert, had been an MP in Elizabeth I’s parliament of 1593. Through his father, Oliver was also distantly r
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Richard The Lionheart
The adult life of Richard I of England – aka Richard Coeur de Lion, aka Richard the Lionheart – can be divided into two clear halves. First, there’s the lengthy struggle for power waged against his father, Henry II. Then, once he ascended the English