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The False Tsar who had his ashes shot out of a cannon!

  This is a great little story from northern europe from the early 17th century, during the Polish–Muscovite War (1605–1618) The incident is set in the conflict or series of conflicts that involved  the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth taking an opportunistic swipe at the Russians when the Russian Tsardom was torn into a series of civil wars. As with many civil […]

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English Heritage’s Policy on Scattering Ashes

English Heritage is an arms length body of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). It has a wide ranging remit in managing the historic environment of England. It is the steward of over 400 significant historical and archaeological sites, from Stonehenge to many of the country’s castles. It has direct ownership over some historic sites and […]

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