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c1930 GETTING INTO THE SWING OF THINGS
A golf-playing ‘robot’ helps two women improve their swing in a photograph from c1930. Whether or not the contraption truly worked (the picture appears to have been taken on the set of a US comedy named Love in the Rough), golf had become a popular p
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History Extra Podcast
bit.ly/FoodPod93 This ‘virtual lecture’ explores some of the big questions of medieval food: what did people in the Middle Ages eat? Who did the cooking? What kinds of flavours were must-haves on the tables of the rich and powerful? And, conversely
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Did You Know?
Following the battle of Hastings, William the Conqueror set about building castles all over England to help secure his new throne. From only a handful before the Conquest, there were at least 500 castles by the time of his death in 1087. ■