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Venetian officials sought to stem a ‘plague’ of sodomy by promoting the heterosexual sex trade.
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The world’s first filmmaker disappeared without trace. Are we watching his outtakes?
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Norwich prospered in the 16th century, thanks to an influx of immigrants, who arrived fleeing persecution.
Folklore, fairies and demonic spirits in the sceptical 17th century.
As today, accusations of rape in 19th-century America inevitably, and repeatedly, met with harsh backlashes against the victims.
A previously unnamed slave in Catherine of Aragon’s bedchamber may have known the answer to one of history’s greatest questions.
For 200 years, the House of Commons Library has guided politicians and policy.