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A Good Day for Death, Poetry, War & Suicide

Oh what an illustrious date for England and some of the country’s best known ancestors.  25th October has been one of the most celebrated days in English history but it has also seen the passing of a literary giant and mass slaughter during two inglorious battles. My historical briefing begins in the middle of the 12th century with the passing of a King, whose monarchy