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Wives and Widows

I have a widow’s peak. When I was very young, my mother explained that it was a sign of beauty. I don’t know what her references were, but I was at the age when I grabbed at compliments like I would handfuls of candy, so I accepted her observation willingly. 728 more words

1937 – GEORGE VI – FREEMAN 217 – DIES 1+A

1937 – GEORGE VI – FREEMAN 219 – DIES 1+B

1937 – GEORGE VI – FREEMAN 221 – DIES 2+B… 72 more words

George VI

#1 - Beethoven's Seventh

It was a winter evening in 2010, and I was watching The King’s Speech, a fantastic movie that would go on to win Best Picture at the Oscars.  152 more words


National Maritime Museum

When you think of Greenwich, there are a couple of things that you think of. It’s an important spot in world geography and history because it is where time begins, as it were, marking the meridian line. 535 more words


64 Years on the Throne

Today HM Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland marks the 64th year on the throne. Her father, King George VI, died on this date, February 6, 1952. 210 more words

Kings And Queens Of England