Coronet There are five different coronets of rank which may surmount the arms of British peers. The so-called ducal coronet, used either with or instead of a crest wreath, implies no rank, and the term crest coronet is preferred today
Timeline of the British Monarchs from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II
Timeline of the British Monarchs from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II. This is an enormous timeline of the British Monarchs from 1066 to the present day. The dates of the reigns of each monarch are included with each name and photo. Additional individuals are on the timeline as necessary to show how the line of succession reached a particular monarch.
Normandy, June 1944: Pile of US and British helmets belonging to the group of POWs standing in front of the building. These trophies invariably went back to the steel factory to add supplies desperately needed by the German armed forces. #WWII #War
Famous relief from the Old Babylonian period (now in the British museum) called the “Burney relief” or “Queen of the Night relief”. The depicted figure could be an aspect of the goddess Ishtar, Mesopotamian goddess of sexual love and war. However, her bird-feet and accompanying owls have suggested to some a connection with Lilitu (called Lilith in the Bible), though seemingly not the usual demonic Lilitu. 19th C. BC - 18th C. BC