History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past,
History can also refer to the academic discipline which uses a narrative to examine and analyse a sequence of past event
Stories common to a particular culture,
With some of it on the south and more of it on the north of the great main thoroughfare that connects Aldgate and the East India Docks, St. Bede's at this period of its history was perhaps the poorest and most miserable parish in the East End of London.
History and experience act as a filter that can distort as much as elucidate. It is largely forgotten now, overlooked in the one-line description of Tony Blair and George W Bush as the men who lied about Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, but there was a wider context to their conviction.