Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter is a 1966 play by James Goldman, depicting the personal and political conflicts of Henry II of England, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, their children and their guests during Christmas, 1183. The play was revived in … Continue reading

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National Portrait Gallery

Thomas Clarkson is the central figure in this painting of the 1840 Anti-Slavery Convention.

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