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January 2017

London’s burning: Sharon Brookshaw tells the story of the Silvertown explosion, a century ago this month, and the dangerous world of munitions workers
The man who built Parliament: Nick Thorne traces the rise of the architect Sir Charles Barry
The myth of the Mayflower: John Wade reveals the full story of the Mayflower’s origins – and how Plymouth was not really its home
‘Fears and despondencies’: Sharon Brookshaw delves into how our ancestors thought about and treated what we now call depression
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on jackets
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