It's interesting to discover conspiracies and their concomitant fake news from centuries ago. Last year I reviewed an exhibition at the London Library called Breaking the News, which featured examples of old pamphlets with lurid (and ludicrous) headlines! (See https://schoolsweek.co.uk/review-breaking-the-news-at-the-british-library/ if you're interested.)

I always find it fascinating, and poignant, to see reconstructed faces of people who lived hundreds of years ago.

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