Christopher Wray confirmed as FBI director
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Christopher Wray to take over as FBI director, replacing James Comey, who President Trump fired in May.
The Secret History of Elizabeth I's Alliance With Islam
Catholic Europe shunned England so the Protestant queen traded with its enemies—and changed her country's culture forever.
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Torture in the Tower of London, 1597
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Francis Cutting
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The Secret History of Elizabeth I's Alliance With Islam
Catholic Europe shunned England so the Protestant queen traded with its enemies—and changed her country's culture forever.
Lord Edward Seymour (died 1593)
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James Trewynnard
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Joan Bocher
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William Cantrell (MP)
William Cantrell (died 1585), was an English politician.He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Lewes in 1563.
Stratford Martyrs
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Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
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Torture in the Tower of London, 1597
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John Tingleden
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Eleanor Brooksby
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