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This is a visual guide to deciphering and understanding your family's coat of arms. It breaks down the elements and explains the variations and differ

Illustrated in full color with coats of arms and clan tartans as well as photographs of the Irish landscape.

Imagine having this job -The Pea Shooter, Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows. A Knocker-up (sometimes known as a knocker-upper) was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted well into the Industrial Revolution and at least as late as the 1920s, before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable. A knocker-up’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time.

from Telegraph.co.uk

Ancient boundaries are the strongest

I show in this article how the ‘refugee crisis’ has been rigged, from start to finish, in a kind of multi-pincer movement which is using mass theatre and false social science to create a del...

This has got to be the coolest timeline of the American Revolution that I've ever seen.

The Book Of Irish Families, Great & Small, is a magnificent collection of Irish Family histories. In this culmination of 3 decades of detailed research, ancient maps, illustrations, sources, and research tips are all included. More family histories and illustrated coat-of-arms here than in any other work! #genealogy #familyresearch #Ireland

Captain F.S. Barnes standing outside his Archery shop. Posters in window for the Pasmore Trio concert, also sign on outside of building says "Watchmaker". 1910. Forest Grove, Oregon

The progression of photographic formats in the 1800s. Nearly all consumer photographs in the 19th century were produced by one of these technologies.

Terrific website where students can learn facts, get ideas for activities, and take interactive quizzes on the American Revolution.