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Reading School (UK) inspection report from 1648 uncovered

An inspection of Reading School in Berkshire led to the dismissal of its new master, Thomas Pocock, following several complaints from parents about his “ability and diligence”. Questions asked by the three Oxford University dons included, “What authors of classical … Continue reading

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Historical street & pub history directory

http://deadpubs.co.uk/  The Historical street and Pub history directory of London, Essex, Kent, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Middlesex, Suffolk, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Sussex, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Devon and Dorset.  This historical street & Pub history directory is built around the historical Pubs and churches. It … Continue reading

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