“In 1632 the crown set aside about twelve million acres of land at the northern head of Chesapeake Bay as a second colony, named Maryland after the queen of the new monarch, Charles I (son of James). 425 more words
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Murray, Howard J.
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Blessing of Burntisland
Size: 7″ x 10″
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Silverscreen Print, Scotland (1999), in paperback. 49 more words
Another new batch of books are available to borrow from the iCentre.
Berlin: The Downfall 1945 – Antony Beevor
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Acclaimed for his vivid re-creations of some of the twentieth century’s most significant battles, Antony Beevor is one of the best known and respected military historians writing today.
May 19th – According to Peter de Loriol’s endlessly fascinating “The London Book of Days”, on this day in 1649, at what was effectively the end of the Civil War, “the Rump Parliament passed an Act … which created all people of the realm and territories of England a Commonwealth and Free State where Parliament would constitute the officers and ministers of the people without any kings or lords”. 124 more words
Today, in the quiet countryside of Cambridgshire near Huntingdon I visited the small chapel in the hamlet of Little Gidding. The chapel is situated next to a retreat house, where I had a cup of tea on the bench watching the green trees and fields, the play of light, the blossom falling and the sound of gathering sheep! 209 more words