(01:14) 6th October 1854 - The Great Fire of Newcastle and Gateshead is perhaps not one you’ve heard of yet was devastating.
(05:23) 10th October 1903 - The Women's Social and Political Union was formed by Emmeline Pankhurst to fight for women's rights in Britain and particularly women’s suffrage - but there’s a bit of a twist to the tale!
(08:09) 11th October 1982 - The Mary Rose is raised but this wasn’t the first time it had been attempted.
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Philippa Lacey Brewell lives in Central England and is well respected in her field as a historian and tour guide. She engages audiences with virtual tours and history holidays. She is the owner and founder of British History Tours, a tour company for those who love British History.
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