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27th April 1599 A.D. The Death of Toshiie Maeda, Japanese general #Onthisday

Toshiie Maeda was born January 15th 1538 A.D. and died #onthisday in a groovy way, April 27th 1599 A.D. Toshiie was one of the leading Generals of Nobunaga Oda’s army of the following Sengoku period during the 16h century… To the extending of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period. 53 more words


Upcoming Events: Marisa Linton on 'The French Revolution' and Robespierre

Marisa Linton, Reader in History and Kingston University’s expert historian of the French Revolution, will be in conversation with Sir Christopher Mallaby, former British Ambassador in Paris, to discuss ‘The French Revolution – Then and Now’, on 27th April, 2017. 202 more words

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Geometry Across the Curriculum

I use geometric drawing across the curriculum in several projects.  Below is an in-progress shot of an 8th-grader’s design for a stained glass window, an assignment from my medieval history unit that incorporates symbolism along with geometric design. 131 more words

26th April 1716 A.D. The Death of John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, English jurist and politician #Onthisday

John Somers, the 1st Barons of Somers died #onthisday 26th April 1716 A.D. was a English whig jurist and statesman.

John first came onto the national stage during the trial of Seven Bishops as he was on their defence council. 74 more words