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2015
The plague raging through London in 1665 has emptied the city. The only people left are those too poor to flee, or those who selflessly struggle to control the contagion and safeguard the capital's fu...
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2015
In 1358, over a century after its foundation in Cambridge, the college of Michaelhouse is facing a serious shortfall of funds and competition from rival upstarts. Their problems are made no easier by...
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2015
London in the spring of 1665 is a city full of fear. There is plague in the stews of St Giles, the Dutch fleet is preparing to invade, and a banking crisis threatens to leave Charles II's government w...
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2015
In the sapping summer heat of 1665 there is little celebration in London of the naval victory at the Battle of Lowestoft. The King, his retinue and anyone with sufficient means has fled the plague-rid...
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2013
In 1665 England is facing war with the Dutch and the capital is awash with rumours of conspiracy. These are more frenetic than normal because of the recent sinking of one of the largest ships in the n...