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House of Lancaster

Plantagenet, Lancaster and York Family Tree

Effigy of King Edward III at the White Tower - the earliest European death mask. Edward III reigned from 1327 to 1377; his surplus of sons eventually led to the conflict between the houses of Lancaster and York for the English throne.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.

Liber amicorum of Joannes Carolus Erlenwein, Arms of Ferdinand II, Walters Manuscript - Austria House of Hanover

Hatfield House, UK. This is where the young Elizabeth I found out that she had become Queen

...coloured irish houses...

Targa con le armi di Leone XI (Alessandro de’ Medici), 1710 circa

The Crooked House of Windsor - Oldest Tea House in England

Summer House of Montacute House, Somerset

Colorful Houses in Paddington, London.

[Bookplate of John Skelton Williams] by Pratt Libraries, via Flickr

The Clarance House, pub, London 53 Whitehall, London

Garsington Manor, a Tudor era manor house in Oxfordshire, England. There are no adequate words to vivify my love for an English garden.

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. ALSO the slander of all things Plantagenet..starting with Richard III.

Tudor Rose - symbolised the dynasty of the Tudors, and represented the fusion of the Lancastrian and Yorkist noble factions. This fusion was symbolised by the White rose of York and the red rose of Lancaster. An important emblem of the Tudors dynasty which marked the end of the devastating English civil war called the Cousins' Wars and much later, Wars of the Roses.

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American pacifist James Zwerg after being beaten by a mob in Montgomery, Alabama in 1960 as part of the Freedom Riders. Zwerg volunteered to leave the bus first upon arriving in Montgomery, knowing he’d be the blunt of the violent crowd’s aggression. He would have died that day if an anonymous black man hadn’t stepped in and saved his life by deflecting the mob’s attention to himself.

Coffin of Harmose. ca. 1473–1458 B.C. bandages similar to pattern on mitre

Henry VIII.

Circassian Beauty In the 1860s, P.T. Barnum exhibited women whom he claimed were Circassian beauties. They wore a distinctive Afro hair style and were known as “moss haired girls.” Circassian beauties were typically presented as victims of sexual enslavement among the Turks, who had escaped from the harem to achieve freedom in America. (via WonderfullyStrange