1694—1778, French Philosopher and Author whose name was François Marie Arouet de Voltaire. See biography and links to other people born today...
An edition of the court roll for 1320 is now live. Edited by Dr Matthew F. Stevens, it gives a complete edition and index of London's only surviving such roll for the medieval period, for July-Sept 1320. It was produced as part of the Centre for Metropolitan History ESRC-funded 'London women and the economy before and after the black death' project (2009-10).
An account of County Hall, home of the London County Council, London's 'Hotel de Ville' and a tangible expression of the metropolitan government of London, opened in 1922.
A History revision guide that explains the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. The podcast explores the major themes of the Treaty, and how different countries responded to it. The final part of the podcast presents evidence for and against the argument that the Treaty was 'unfair' in order to help students present a balanced answerin the exam.