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Tonight 17:30 Metropolitan History seminar: Colin Thom 'West End girls & East End boys: Survey of London's research'
1 week 2 days ago
Congratulations @bho_history on the launch of the new site! Improved navigation and great new features. Go to #newBHO
1 week 3 days ago
Registration is now open for the 'London and the First World War' conference (IHR & IWM London 20-21 March 2015). See
3 weeks 2 days ago
Tonight 17:30 Metropolitan History Seminar, Elaine Tierney: 'Festival design in late 17C London & Paris'. All welcome
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The Syon Abbey Herbal, c. AD 1517: the text of this late Herbal has just...
St John the Baptist church in Buckminster, north-east Leicestershire,...
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Records of London's Livery Companies Online: Apprentices and Freemen 1400-1900 (ROLLCO)

ROLLCO is a collaboration between a number of London’s Livery Companies and the Centre of Metropolitan History/Institute of Historical Research.

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Phd in History

The IHR offers supervision in a number of subject areas across different periods.

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