Anne Boleyn's confession to Thomas Cranmer: "I do not say I have always shown him that humility which his goodness to me merited. I confess I have had jealous fancies and suspicions of him, which I had not discretion enough, and wisdom, to conceal. But God knows, and is my witness, that I have not sinned against him in any other way. Think not I say this in the hope to prolong my life..."
Ptolemy XV Philopator Philometor Caesar, better known by the nickname Caesarion ("little Caesar"), was the last king of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt, who reigned jointly with his mother Cleopatra VII of Egypt, from September 2, 47 BC. He was killed on the orders of Octavian, who would become the Roman emperor Augustus. He was the eldest son of Cleopatra VII, and possibly the only son of Julius Caesar, for whom he was named.
The Galgano Sword in the Stone inside the Montesiepi Chapel by Adrian Michael. This is the actual sword in stone, now kept under glass and lock and key. The sword has been verified as an authentic 12th century sword. Galgano was beatified four years after his death.
"I could see the lights of the ship starting to go under water, then soundlessly, perhaps a mile away, it just went down. It was gone. Oh yes, the sky was very black and the stars were very bright. They told me the people in the water were singing, but I knew they were screaming." Madeleine Mellinger in a Toronto Star interview, April 15, 1974, Titanic survivor
Albert Einstein was very slow to speak and his parents feared he wasn’t too bright. One day, when he was sick in bed, they gave him a compass to him occupied. The new plaything made him wonder about magnetic fields, which got him interested in physics, and, well, you know the rest.
The Queen at Princess Margaret's wedding in 1960. Norman Hartnell dress. Look closely and you will see the Lover's Knot brooch - the same one she wore to William and Kate's wedding in 2011.