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The Birth of England: 899 – 978


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Article: Short History of Giving Birth


The link below is to an article on the history of giving birth.

For more visit:
https://theconversation.com/drunken-midwives-and-snooty-surgeons-a-short-history-of-giving-birth-16208


Today in History: 23 April 1564 & 23 April 1616


Traditional Birth Date for William Shakespeare & Death of William Shakespeare

ABOVE: William Shakespeare

On or about this day in 1564, William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England. On this day in 1616, he died in the same town. Shakespeare is England’s (and probably the world’s) most famous poet and playwright.

For more visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Shakespeare


Article: Anglo-Saxon Burial Site Found


The following link is to an article (including photos) concerning what archaeologists are describing as a ‘burial bed’ found near Cambridge, England. On the bed was the body of a 16-year-old girl thought to be of noble birth.

For more, visit:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/03/pictures/120321-anglo-saxon-treasure-christian-burial-gold-cross-cambridge


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