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I don't know how our history teachers made history seem so boring because I can't stop finding fabulous stories to share with you! - Philippa Lacey Brewell

The Tudor Rose - The most successful brand of all time!

The Tudor Rose - The most successful brand of all time!
If there were an award for most successful brand of all time, my money would be on Henry VII and his Tudor Rose.Henry VII understood, as much as any modern brand and marketing agency, that image, profile and prestige is everything. His Tudor Rose, created from two existing emblems; the Red Rose of Lancaster and the White Rose of York, is instantly ...

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All is not as it seems at this English Castle

All is not as it seems at this English Castle
All is not as it seems at this English castle nestled into the Herefordshire countryside.Since my return from a fascinating private tour around Eastnor Castle I have shown a number of people a picture and asked them to date the castle.When would you say it was built? ...
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Tudor Life Magazine: Article Published

Tudor Life Magazine: Article Published
When you're asked by your peers to write an article on a topic on which you know they are very familiar (if not expert) it is a mix of excitement, flattery and pure fear!What an opportunity though! My article comes from my particular angle on history, travelling! When my interest in history began it q...
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What is a history travel writer??

What is a history travel writer??
What on earth is a history travel writer? What does one do? Let me take you back to the beginning and how I even got started.As a 20 year old university student, I felt the need to find a female role model. There was no one I could identify with or look up to either in my personal life or in public life. Who was there who had achieved g...
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Philippa goes on location!

Philippa goes on location!
Over the past month I have embarked on a new way to share what I know with people who follow British History Tours on Facebook and You Tube.By 'going live' on Facebook I have introduced thousands of people, almost instantly to stories, people and places which tell a story in our history.If you missed them, here are the three most popular from the p...
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