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This is Hever Castle in Kent, England. It was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, 2nd wife of Henry VIII, but eventually was given to Anne of Cleves, Henry VIII’s 4th wife. In 1903 it was bought by William Waldorf Astor, an American millionaire, who restored it to use as a family residence. It is now open to the public.


The History of the Knights Templars (Paperback)

The history of the Knights Templars is a remarkable story of triumphs and…

Sudeley Castle was once home to Queen Katherine Parr, following her marriage to Sir Thomas Seymour, and Lady Jane Grey. Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn and Queen Elizabeth I all visited Sudeley

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10 Most Amazing Lost Cities

Pompei was destroyed and completely buried during a catastrophic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius spanning two days on 24 August year 79. The volcano collapsed higher roof-lines and buried Pompeii under many meters of ash and pumice, and it was lost for nearly 1700 years before its accidental rediscovery in 1748.