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Princess Elizabeth (Stuart)

 Princess Elizabeth was born on 28 December 1635.  She was the second daughter of King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria.  The princess, a sickly child, died in her fifteenth year after being caught in a shower on the bowling green at Carisbrooke Castle. 978 more words

Kings Of England

What Was Maryland Like Early Settlement?

“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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A King's Treasure Lost

#C-5930
Murray, Howard J.

ISBN/ISSN: 095351630X
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Blessing of Burntisland
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 74
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Silverscreen Print, Scotland (1999), in paperback. 49 more words

Sunken Treasure

New Releases

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Berlin: The Downfall 1945 – Antony Beevor

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.

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Library

Civil War and Commonwealth

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

On This Day

After Little Gidding

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

Literature

Who Proofed this Wicked Thing?

Why is it so easy to see problems with another author’s work? Their run-on sentences leap off the page. A misused word screams at me, … 502 more words

David P. Cantrell