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Sir Christopher Wren

Christopher Wren was born on the 20th October 1632, in East Knoyle, Wiltshire.  His father Christopher Wren, was rector of East Knoyle, and later Dean of Windsor, and mother Mary Cox, daughter of Wiltshire squire Robert Cox. 632 more words


Great Fire of London

In the latter years of the 17th century, London had grown in size to become the largest city in London, with an estimated 80,000 inhabitants. 1,002 more words


Five things to know about the USS Indianapolis wreck, found after 72 years

1. Ship found, after 72 years

Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes. 574 more words


21st August 1568 A.D. The Death of Jean Parisot de Valette, 49th Grandmaster of the Knights Hospitaller #Onthisday

Jean Parisot de Valette was born 4th February 1495 A.D. and died #onthisday 21st August 1568 A.D. in Malta.

He was a French nobleman and also the 49th Grand Master of order of Malta from 21st August 1557 A.D. 81 more words


Rome's Relationship with the Early Christians

The Roman authorities hesitated for a long time over how to deal with this new cult. They largely appreciated this new religion as subversive and potentially dangerous. 697 more words


Everything You Need to Ace World History In One Big Fat Notebook

Everything You Need to Ace World History In One Big Fat Notebook

Paperback: 512 pages

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company (Aug. 9 2016)

ISBN-13: 978-0761160946

Synopsis: Everything You Need to Ace World History . 346 more words

20th August 1672 A.D. The Death of Johan de Witt, Dutch mathematician and politician #Onthisday

Johan de Witt died 24th September 1625 A.D. and the died #onthisday 20th August 1672 A.D . He was a key figure in Dutch politics during the mid 17 century at a time of the flourishing sea trade in a period of globalization madness in the united province a leading European power during the Dutch Golden Age. 74 more words