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Commonwealth (Adultery) Act 1650

Act passed by the Rump Parliament in 1650 making fornication, adultery and incest secular offences.

Concealed shoes

Shoes hidden in the fabric of a building have been discovered in many European countries, as well as in other parts of the world, since at least the early modern period.

Congested Districts Board (Scotland)

Board set up to administer the money made available by the British government to improve congested areas of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Convent of Poor Clares, Gravelines

Convent in the Spanish Netherlands (now in northern France), founded in 1607 by Mary Ward, a community of English nuns of the Order of St Clare. Commonly called the Poor Clares.

Convert units of measurement

A guide to the {{convert}} plugin.

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Model village built by Colonel Edward Akroyd in the Calder Valley to the south of Halifax in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Early form of newspaper published in England from the 1620s until the 1630s.

Cornish churchtowns

Ecclesiastical parishes in Cornwall sometimes have a parish church situated in a churchtown.