“A map of London featuring characters from the pages of novels based in London. The famous and infamous. And also the less well known. Those with an amazing moniker or brilliantly conceived nickname who are a credit to their creator. Each character has been plotted in the corners of the city they most liked to roam or chose to call home (sometimes on Her Majesty’s Pleasure). Combining hand-drawn typography and illustration, more than 250 novels were mined in the making of this piece.” - Dex
This is the former home of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd, who became infamous for setting the broken leg of John Wilkes Booth the night after the assassin had shot President Lincoln on April 14, 1865. In fact it was Dr. Mudds fall from grace after his conviction for aiding Booth's escape that we get the phrase, Your name is Mudd, for someone who has fallen out of favor. Via Piedmont Fossil.
this is a brass instrumental tool called chart divider, it was found on a shipwreck of the 1800's century pirater Blackbeard. it is a very good artifact and can tell us about the pirates and stuff they used it for. Artifacts are useful pieces of information that we can learn from each century so pirates i think would be a great thing to study.
Gol D. Roger was known as the Pirate King, the strongest and most infamous being to have sailed the Grand Line. The capture and death of Roger by the World Government brought a change throughout the world. His last words b ... rk mysteries and battling strong enemies, all in order to reach One Piece.
Gold Roger was known as the Pirate King, the strongest and most infamous being to have sailed the Grand Line. The capture and death of Roger by the World Government brought a change throughout the world. His last words before his death revealed the location of the greatest treasure in the world, One Piece. It was this revelation that brought about the Grand Age of Pirates, men who dreamed of finding One Piece (which promises an unlimited amount of riches and fame), and quite possibly the…
Affair of the Diamond Necklace and Marie Antoinette's Pearls
The Affair of the Diamond Necklace was a mysterious incident in the 1780s at the court of Louis XVI of France involving his wife, Queen Marie Antoinette. The reputation of the Queen, which was already tarnished by gossip, was ruined by the implication that she had participated in a crime to defraud the crown jewellers of the cost of a very expensive diamond necklace. The Affair was historically significant as one of the events that led to the French populace's disillusionment with the…