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Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna and the Murder of Tsar Nicholas II

By Coryne Hall News of the murder of Nicholas II hit the 69-year-old Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna like a thunderbolt. Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna and Tsar Nicholas II In the summer of 1918 she was living in German-occupied Crimea, where until May she and her family had been held under house arrest by the Bolsheviks. But throughout most of this time she had managed…

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The Influence of Women and a Positive Future for Humankind

A guest post for International Women’s Day by K W Jamieson, author of A World in Two Minds Many millennia ago homo-sapiens had the bright idea of dividing the complex challenge of survival between the sexes. While men became warriors – competing, destroying and killing – women were tasked with the opposite functions of co-operating, creating and healing. Thus human society sent the genders down…

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International Women’s Day – Celebrating Worthy Women

Woman: A Unique Tribute

8th March is International Women’s Day. This globally celebrated day, which is a public holiday in some countries, gives us an opportunity to celebrate women past, present and future. ‘Make It Happen’ is the theme for this year’s event, encouraging effective action  for advancing and recognising women. Shepheard-Walwyn has published a number of biographies which chronicle outstanding women and their active contributions to their…

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