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Alternate history or alternative history (Commonwealth English), sometimes abbreviated as AH, is a genre of fiction consisting of stories in which one or more historical events occur differently.
BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.
Better Together was the principal campaign for a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum, 2014, advocating Scotland continuing to be part of the United Kingdom.
Catherine Parr (alternatively spelled Katherine, Katheryn or Katharine, signed 'Katheryn the Quene KP') was Queen of England and Ireland (1543–47) as the last of the six wives of King Henry VIII, and the final queen consort of the House of Tudor.
Crime fiction is the literary genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals, and their motives.
The Crime Writers' Association (CWA) is a writers' association in the United Kingdom.
The Dagger in the Library (Golden Handcuffs in 1994–1996) is an annual award given by the British Crime Writers' Association to a particular "living author who has given the most pleasure to readers".
Dark Fire is a historical mystery novel by British author C. J. Sansom.
Dissolution (2003) is a historical mystery novel by British author C. J. Sansom.
Dominion is a 2012 alternate history novel by British author C. J. Sansom.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM (28 September 1913 – 14 October 1995), also known by her nom de plume Ellis Peters, was an English author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics; she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern.
Heartstone is a historical mystery novel by British author C. J. Sansom.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.
Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past.
The historical mystery or historical whodunit is a subgenre of two literary genres, historical fiction and mystery fiction.
A hypothetical Axis victory in World War II is a common concept of alternative history and counterfactual history.
Kyphosis (from Greek κυφός kyphos, a hump) is an abnormally excessive convex kyphotic curvature of the spine as it occurs in the cervical, thoracic and sacral regions.
Lamentation is a historical mystery novel by British author C. J. Sansom.
Revelation is a historical mystery novel by British author C. J. Sansom.
Scottish independence (Scots unthirldom; Neo-eisimeileachd na h-Alba) is a political aim of various political parties, advocacy groups, and individuals in Scotland (which is a country of the United Kingdom) for the country to become an independent sovereign state.
A referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom took place on Thursday 18 September 2014.
The Scottish National Party (SNP; Pàrtaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba, Scots Naitional Pairtie) is a Scottish nationalist and social-democratic political party in Scotland.
The Shardlake series is a series of historical mystery novels by C. J. Sansom set in the reign of Henry VIII in the 16th century.
The Sidewise Awards for Alternate History were established in 1995 to recognize the best alternative history stories and novels of the year.
Sovereign, published in 2006, is a historical mystery novel by British author C. J. Sansom.
The Spanish Civil War (Guerra Civil Española),Also known as The Crusade (La Cruzada) among Nationalists, the Fourth Carlist War (Cuarta Guerra Carlista) among Carlists, and The Rebellion (La Rebelión) or Uprising (Sublevación) among Republicans.
Sussex, from the Old English Sūþsēaxe (South Saxons), is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex.
The Herald is a Scottish broadsheet newspaper founded in 1783.
Thomas Cranmer (2 July 1489 – 21 March 1556) was a leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and, for a short time, Mary I. He helped build the case for the annulment of Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon, which was one of the causes of the separation of the English Church from union with the Holy See.
Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex (1485 – 28 July 1540) was an English lawyer and statesman who served as chief minister to King Henry VIII of England from 1532 to 1540.
The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Winter in Madrid is a spy novel written by C. J. Sansom.