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Former hunting grounds of King Henry VIII: Hyde Park, London, UK

London, UK, images, royal parks; former hunting grounds of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I, British monarchy, royal family, the Tudors; at 138ha (340 acres) the largest of the central London green spaces

London

The Queen Overlooks Her Court

She has another set of courtiers to her left as well. Definitely the Queen Elizabeth I of our yard. ;->

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Derricks and other words named after people

What’s in a name?

We probably all know that the wellies we might wear to go on walks through muddy fields are named after the Duke of Wellington, the “Iron Duke”. 679 more words

Word Origins

Wyatt’s rebellion

April 11th – On this day in 1554, on Tower Hill, Sir Thomas Wyatt was beheaded and quartered for high treason for his part in “Wyatt’s rebellion”  against the Queen, Mary, and in particular her plan  to marry the Catholic King of Spain, Philip. 471 more words

On This Day

The Golden Hinde

April 4th –  On this day in 1581, Elizabeth I attended a banquet on board the Golden Hinde, which had shortly beforehand been “drawn into a creek … at Deptford as a perpetual memorial for having circuited round about the whole earth… 180 more words

On This Day

The Golden Hinde

April 4th –  On this day in 1581, Elizabeth I attended a banquet on board the Golden Hinde, which had shortly beforehand been “drawn into a creek … at Deptford as a perpetual memorial for having circuited round about the whole earth… 180 more words

On This Day

Songs and Stories

I know this is about a week over due but thank you for your patience.

Every Faire fan has that moment. It is that moment where we, the cast, teach or share or sing for them. 457 more words