Today in 1553: Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen.
Her predecessor and cousin, Edward VI, selected her in the hope that she would continue his Protestant tradition, but his sister had Mary had other plans. Nine days after Jane ascended to the throne, Mary entered London and had Jane arrested. She was executed on Tower Hill the following year.
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Today in 1553: Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen.

Her predecessor and cousin, Edward VI, selected her in the hope that she would continue his Protestant tradition, but his sister had Mary had other plans. Nine days after Jane ascended to the throne, Mary entered London and had Jane arrested. She was executed on Tower Hill the following year.

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Today in 1776: congress approves the Declaration of Independence.
This came two days after the thirteen colonies voted to approve a resolution of independence from Great Britain.  Despite this action King George III and the British armies continued to fight against the new nation until they were finally defeated in 1781.
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Today in 1776: congress approves the Declaration of Independence.

This came two days after the thirteen colonies voted to approve a resolution of independence from Great Britain.  Despite this action King George III and the British armies continued to fight against the new nation until they were finally defeated in 1781.

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From macaroni to pickled sturgeon and even Puffin, King George II and Queen Caroline’s dining menu was certainly exotic. 

The extent of the royal couple’s meals can now be seen in the ‘menu book’ of William Daniel, the King’s Master Cook, who documented all of the royal meals.  The book has been acquired by Historic Royal Palaces and will go on display at Kensington Palace as part of the Glorious Georges exhibition. 
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From macaroni to pickled sturgeon and even Puffin, King George II and Queen Caroline’s dining menu was certainly exotic. 

The extent of the royal couple’s meals can now be seen in the ‘menu book’ of William Daniel, the King’s Master Cook, who documented all of the royal meals.  The book has been acquired by Historic Royal Palaces and will go on display at Kensington Palace as part of the Glorious Georges exhibition. 

Find out more: http://bit.ly/GloriousGeorgesKP