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COME AND TAKE IT cannon - Thought to be the cannon that fired the first shot in the battle for Texas Independence from Mexico on October 2, 1835. This spurred the phrase "Come and Take It!", which became a prominent battle cry, along with "Remember the Alamo" in the fight for Texas independence. It is currently housed in the Gonzales Memorial museum, in Gonzales, Texas.

Native American Chief Massasoit

A million Vikings still live among us: One in 33 men can claim to be direct descendants from the Norse warriors Around 930,000 people can claim to be of direct Viking descent A study compared Y chromosome markers to estimated Viking DNA patterns The Viking DNA patterns are rarely found outside Scandinavia

A million Vikings still live among us

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Different states handle vital and other information differently, & it can be a chore to find out how. This is a big help source. Online State Resources for Genealogy ebook

Online State Resources for Genealogy ebook

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The Codex Gigas also known as The Devil’s Bible, once considered the eighth wonder of the world.

Anachronistic Decay: The Devil's Bible

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Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204) The most powerful woman of the High Middle Ages. Mother to three Plantagenet Kings: Henry (the Young King), Richard (the Lionheart) and John.

klimt, the three ages of woman, detail #favorites

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Back of silk Tea gown, House of Worth, circa 1905, French.

Anthony Hopkins doing his National Service in the British Army (1950s)

Passion for Movies: Legendary Actors : Anthony Hopkins

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This is where King Henry VIII was enthroned in 1509. Since 1308, when it was commissioned by King Edward I, all but two monarchs have been crowned in the chair. This image was taken in 1987 when the Stone of Scone was still there.

Eleanor Plantagenet Princess of England | Eleanor of Castile, Queen Consort of Edward I of England

Who Were the Plantagenet Queens of England?

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The Plantagenet family tree, which ended when Henry VII (Anne Boleyn's father in law) overthrew Richard III and thus began the reign of the Tudors. The Tudor reign lasted less than 150 years...a very short period of time compared to the other prior and future reigning houses in England.

George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV and Richard III Beheaded by Edward IV for treachery

A copy of the original 92 Cherokee Symbols

native american symbolism - Yahoo Image Search Results

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Grand Staircase, Bishop’s Palace, Galveston, Texas The grand staircase in the Bishop’s Palace, Galveston, TX, shows the extraordinary wood workmanship (and dark wood) and exquisite stained glass of rich Victorian homes. A fireplace in the entry is luxury itself. Photo by victoria.

Victorian Hat

More on the giant skulls...Hundreds of discoveries were found in the U.S, only for it to be ignored or taken away by the Smithsonian, never to be seen again...Click for articles

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On Sep 13, 1944, a princess from India lay dead at Dachau concentration camp. She had been tortured by the Nazis, then shot in the head. Her name was Noor Inayat Khan. The Germans knew her only as Nora Baker, a British spy who had gone into occupied France using the code name Madeline. She carried her transmitter from safe house to safe house with the Gestapo trailing her, providing communications for her Resistance unit.

Super Easy Knotted Bun Updo and Simple Bun Hairstyle Tutorials. Someone please do this to my hair! D:

S WW2 vintage propaganda 1940s magazine VINTAGE AD

I so remember these!

Growing Up In Waldron: My Weekly Reader and Scholastic Books

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On Sep 13, 1944, a princess from India lay dead at Dachau concentration camp. She had been tortured by the Nazis, then shot in the head. Her name was Noor Inayat Khan. The Germans knew her only as Nora Baker, a British spy who had gone into occupied France using the code name Madeline. She carried her transmitter from safe house to safe house with the Gestapo trailing her, providing communications for her Resistance unit.

How to make body frame with PVC Pipes. Awesome Halloween decoration.

100_5135 - Garage of Evil!!

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HE KNEW THE END WAS NEAR!! :: sob::

Alex the Parrot…

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West German girls chat with their grandparents in East Germany, separated from them by an early version of the Berlin Wall.

Once Upon A Time In War

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