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Arab Hall – Leighton House

1877 Leighton House was the home and studio of leading Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton. Finished in 1877, the Arab Hall extantion is decorated with Leighton’s collection of 1,000 tiles …

Jan 1877 Read More →

Shakespeare’s Othello

The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately 1603. It is still often performed in professional and …

Jan 1603 Read More →

Moorish Ambassador to Elizabeth I – Abd el-Ouahed ben Messaoud

Abd el-Ouahed ben Messaoud ben Mohammed Anoun (b 1558) was principal secretary to the Moroccan ruler Mulay Ahmad al-Mansur, and ambassador to the court of Queen Elizabeth I of England …

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