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The Hofburg
The Hofburg, a sprawling palace complex in Vienna whose name translates as ‘royal castle’, has been at the beating heart of European politics for hundreds of years. First constructed towards the end of the 13th century, the palace was originally home
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John Dee
The London-born John Dee was actually of Welsh descent, his family having made a place for themselves in the capital after the accession of a fellow Welshman, Henry VII, to the English throne. Over the years, the young and ambitious Dee invented a li
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Popes And Politics
John XII was the pope who crowned Otto as emperor in 962 CE, and together they produced the Diploma Ottonianum, which set out what the relationship was to be between popes and emperors, as well as agreeing to which lands were under papal control. Yet