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Philip Goss IV sells his land in Simsbury 1753 to 1758

For some reason Philip Goss IV starts to sell off his land starting with Ranne Cossett of Simbsury in June of 1753 a very short time after he purchased this land. 1,662 more words

Philip Goss IV & Mary (Kendall) Goss

How to make your own triple blocks for less than $45

Why a triple block? Why not a double? or a single?

Because two triple blocks working together gives you a 7:1 mechanical advantage- 5,000 lb log requires only ~720 lbs of force to lift. 413 more words

Desired Outcomes: Classic Plays

More than ever, it appears it is a time to revert to the classics;  whether it’s learning chess, watching Becket (play or movie), rereading ancient Greek morality plays or mythologies on… 624 more words

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King Henry II: Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest? 

King Henry II: Am I the strongest or am I not? 38 more words


Dum Spiro Spero (pro Trump)

Here’s what I want for a Donald Trump Presidency.

In a word, conversion.

The story goes that Thomas Becket did not want Henry II to name him Archbishop of Canterbury.  188 more words

“Will No One Rid Me of This Troublesome Priest?”

Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered on this date in 1170, after he  and King Henry II had experienced escalating disagreements. The incident inspired Jean Anouilh’s… 10 more words