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In 1906, British Parliament member Sir Gilbert Parker was attending a debate when he spotted Sir Frederick Carne Rasch, a fellow Parliament member, sitting nearby. This greatly surprised Sir Gilbert, as Sir Frederick was severely ill with influenza at the time. Still, he politely greeted Sir Frederick and told him,

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with psychic extra, c.1922. Gelatin silver photograph, Barlow Collection, British Library London

Monarchs like Henry VII (who united the house of York and Lancaster in 1485) justified their reign and lineage through the most grounded and respectable figure British history had to offer--King Arthur

Gold locket with the hair of Queen Marie Antoinette via the British Museum

Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote.

June 27, 1890 – Canadian-born boxer George Dixon defeats the British bantamweight champion in London, giving him claim to be the first black world champion in any sport.

In 1925 legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon, vowing to make one of the most important archeological discoveries in history. He was searching for an ancient civilization, which he had named, the City of Z. With his son, Jack, and Jack's best friend, Raleigh Rimell, Fawcett finally set off into the Brazilian jungle to find the City of Z. Then he and his party vanished, giving rise to what has been described as "the greatest exploration mystery of the 20th. century...

Timeline of Britain's kings and queens.

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Yogi Levitates In Front Of 150 Witnesses, No Props Or Tricks Discovered Yogi Pullavar, also known as Subbayah Pullavar, was an Indian man who on 6 June 1936 was reported to have levitated into the air for four minutes in front of a crowd of 150 witnesses. Yogi’s feat was publicly observed and photographed in an exhibition that occurred in South India. The feat was executed around noon on a sunny, cloudless day and in an area where visibility was not obscured.

The concept of ley lines was first introduced by Alfred Watkins in his books Early British Trackways and The Old Straight Track. He noted that many ancient monuments, churches and landmarks were aligned with one other on straight lines. Watkins speculated these li


The women of the British Royal Family, even though Sarah Ferguson is no longer an actual member of the royal family. The Duchesses of Gloucester and Kent are married to the Queen's cousins, Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester, and Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent. They are grandchildren of King George V in the male line (as is the queen) and are therefore entitled to the style HRH.

British Dress (Ball Gown) 1842 silk, cotton

Trafalgar Square, London, England by OSU Special Collections & Archives, via Flickr

Dusk, Craigdarroch Castle, British Columbia, Canada

Sir Winston Churchill's funeral cortege on Ludgate Hill, London - 1965.

What the hell is this animal it was spotted in New Jersey

Leo learned how to time travel…<----XD pinning for that comment

Glasgow Western Infirmary - Sir William Macewen. Thoe ghost of a distinguished brain surgeon haunts Glasgow’s western infirmary. Sir William Macewen is said to walk the hospital in remorse for an operation that he failed to perform. Shortly before Macewen died in 1924, he had refused to carry out a procedure that would have alleviated the crippling headaches suffered by a young artist. As th

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