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These Bonny Isles

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These Bonny Isles

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The Scottish Highlander has at last married his Sassenach lass in Starz' cable series Outlander--and Jamie Fraser was a breath-taking groom.

A Breath-taking Scottish Highlander - Wild Eyed Southern Celt

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Execution of Lady Jane Grey, according to Rowland Lea -'Lady Jane was calm, although Elizabeth and Ellen wept... The executioner kneeled down and asked for forgiveness, which she gave most willingly... she said: "I pray you dispatch me quickly." She tied a handkerchief over her eyes; then feeling for the block, she said, "What shall I do? Where is it?" One of the bystanders guided her. She laid down her head upon the block, and stretched forth her body.'

Twenty-three years after Racton Man was found, archaeologists realised his dagger was oldest bronze object ever found in UK

Death masks of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. Westminster Abbey, London. Photographs: Eric de Maré. (My grandmother was a Woodville.)

Ilkley Moor - West Yorkshire, England by R.M.Waddington

Wander the wood: Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire,...

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Welsh pronunciation with Will.

Ben Bulben in County Sligo

Catherine of Aragon-Inventory taken upon her death-'The Wardrobe Stuff at Baynard's Castle of Katharine Princess Dowager',-'Item, chestmen of iverye, red and white, belonging to the chest- Chestmen of iverye. bourdis of iverye. Delyvered unto the Kinges grace.'-'Item, one cofar covered with crymsen velvette, garnysshid with gilte nayles, having foure tilles therin, the fore fronte of every of them gilte. (Delivered to the Quene.*) Anne Boleyn'.

Skeleton is Richard III-- but is Richard really a Plantagenet?

Richard III DNA: Infidelity surprise

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David Bowie Photo by Ockenfels, coat by McQueen

David Bowie is: About the Exhibition - Victoria and Albert Museum

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Foggy London.

Cumbria, England

The River Thames and How it Shaped London

Autumn ~ Wales, United Kingdon

DirectRooms - Google+

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Ireland | Kylemore Abbey

Inverpolly Nature Reservat, Scotland

Oxford, England... This is the pub where JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis, and the rest of their group known as the Inklings, would meet to go over each other's newest literary masterpieces.

Castell Coch, Wales

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Victoria and Albert Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Welsh words to live by

25 Welsh Sayings To Live By

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Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral, County Cork, Ireland

Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral

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Trim Castle in Ireland, built by Hugh de Lacy is the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland built in 1176

Top 100 of medieval castles

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~Thatched cottages in Upper Heyford~

Barrie's Close, Edinburgh, Scotland

.... view from Cumbrae to Arran & the Holy Isle...........

Shells on the beach

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