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Queen Jane Seymour - Henry VIII's beloved 3rd wife - only wife to provide a son, yet died soon after giving birth. Henry went into a great depression after she died because of his love for her.

Jane Seymour (1509-1537) - Explore-Parliament.net


Queen Elizabeth Woodville | The Definitive Ranking Of The 11 Most Badass Queens In History

The Definitive Ranking Of The 11 Most Badass Queens In History


Victorian women definitely had beautiful artistic jewels

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Re-coloured civil war photo. Makes it all the more real.

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Ancient Underground City of Derinkuyu in Turkey. circa 1700 b.c.e.

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A collection of complaints monks scribbled in the pages of illuminated manuscripts.

Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts


Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra, 1963...top ten facts about Cleopatra's costumes

Top 10 Facts about Cleopatra's Costumes


Confederate soldiers prayer

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Anne Boleyn Necklace

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Portrait of Major General (as of Apr. 15, 1865) George A. Custer, officer of the Federal Army]. It was made between 1860 and 1865 by Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.).

General George A. Custer


Katheryn Winnick as Lagertha, a powerful and well-known shield-maiden.

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Jitterbug c.1940s. I love old photos because of this: Even though people dress different ways based on where they are in time and space, we all experience the same emotions and think about the same big things.

BOOKTRYST: Dancing With the Stars in Hell!


I'm always a little surprised when I see very,very old photos like this one taken in 1908

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A ghost attends a wedding and was caught on film in The Wedding. #Ghost #Hauntings

In my backyard by JeremyBrotherton on deviantART


The Underappreciated and Forgotten Sites of the Civil War | History | Smithsonian

History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places


KS2 History Timelines- Anglo Saxons Timeline Posters

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Raccoon Roughs hat, 6th Alabama Infantry.

Raccoon Roughs hat :: Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee


A Timeline of Sexy Fashion Trends Through the Years | StyleCaster

A Timeline of Sexy Fashion Trends Through the Years


A look back at beauty standards in history, from the refined beauty practices of the ancient culture to the restrained purity of 19th century Europe.

Beauty Standards Through Time - Ancient To Victorian Age


"The Mississippi River frozen 'solid', February 1905". Woman crossing frozen river during Ice Gorge of 1905. Missouri History Museum.

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Harlem’s oldest standing residential house built in 1864

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Ring, Greece, 5th/4th century B.C. 15-16 mm internal ring diameter; 8.5 g weight. The length of the ring suggests that it may, in fact, have been worn in the hair. Presented by Dr C.D.E. Fortnum in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897. Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford

Collections: Online: Rings: Browse - Ashmolean Museum


Anne Boleyn's lute, the most fashionable instrument of her times. When she returned to England after a few years in France, Anne was fluent in French and very fashionable herself. Quick-witted and charismatic, she loved surrounding herself with the best of court talent — poets and musicians, but also progressive religious thinkers, and young people who enjoyed life. A huge contrast to the somber and devout Catherine of Aragon.

ARTIFACTS of the Tudors - The Tudors Wiki


List of the wealthiest people ever - adjusted for inflation, includes african kings, wealthy normans that helped invade England, John of Gaunt, Bill Gates, Henry Ford, etc... Interesting little list to supplement history lesson

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