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Thank Goodness We Don't Have to Do That Anymore: Morganatic Marriages

So technically, some people still might have morganatic marriages but most of us don’t.

A morganatic marriage is basically a marriage between a man (usually) of higher rank who marries a woman of lower rank and does not pass any of his titles and privileges to his wife and any resulting children. 251 more words

Thank Goodness We Don't Have To Do That Anymore

August 1914

“Dear Annie,” the letter begins. It is a warm night in Banff, Alberta and my grandfather, far from home, is writing to his wife and two small boys back in Ottawa. 777 more words


Tour quotations: The Wharf of Chartrons

Author Jean-Paul Malaval

on Tour

August 12-21, 2014


The Wharf of Chartrons

 Release date: August 12, 2014
at Open Road Integrated Media / Publishers Square… 690 more words

Historical Fiction

August 22 in San Antonio history...

World War I – August 22, 1914
Austria-Hungary declares war on Belgium. German forces begin shelling the fortified city of Namur in Belgium.

According to the records in the office of the city engineer, there were 71 automobiles in San Antonio, representing a value of about $37,200. 56 more words


Week 3: Stella Bain Read-a-Long

Welcome to the third week of the 2014 War Through the Generations With a Twist Read-a-Long of Stella Bain by Anita Shreve. For this discussion, we read pgs. 1,235 more words


May 21st, 1918

May 21st, 1918

My Dear Wife and Children,

Well I did not receive any letters from yous’ today. I hope yous’ received my letters from Monday with all the scenes from Chattanooga in it.

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The Little Prince and the Great Big War

My dad has this weird obsession with the First World War. He especially likes the first-person non-fiction accounts–the diaries of soldiers and nurses and ambulance drivers. 833 more words