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Anne Boleyn’s last secret Why was the queen executed with a sword, rather than an axe? An interesting theory

Anne Boleyn’s last secret - The Spectator

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Elizabeth of York, Queen of Henry VII

The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, 1836) was a pivotal event in the TX Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna launched an assault on the Alamo Mission, killing all of the defenders. Buoyed by a desire for revenge, the Texas Army defeated the Mexican Army at the Battle of San Jacinto, on April 21, 1836, ending the revolution.

Isis goddess in Luxor temple - Isis is one of the earliest and most important goddesses in ancient Egypt. She was regarded as the feminine counterpart to Osiris, a role she probably occupied before the dawn of dynastic Egypt.

Isis goddess picture photo. Luxor temple, Luxor, Egypt

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Bracelet, Late 4th century BCE, Russia (now Ukraine)

Kneeling Female Figure,stone,16th cent Mexica culture (aztec) MET

Kneeling Female Figure | Aztec | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Michael Finney Antique Prints - Sporting and Natural History - Archery Dress #sport #archery

Michael Finney Antique Prints - -

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The effigy and tomb of The Black Prince (Edward, Prince of Wales), Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, England

Antique Peridot and seed pearl tiara and brooch. Mounted in gold, circa 1830

AN ANTIQUE PERIDOT AND SEED PEARL DEMI-PARURE | JEWELRY Auction | geometric, Jewelry | Christie's

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Iris Brooch, Tiffany & Co. Pink tourmalines, demantoid garnet, platinum c.1900 –1901 Paulding Farnham, designer for Tiffany.

JAR and the Jewelers Who Inspired Him

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Family tree of Mary Queen of Scots

Sbeitla,Tunisia: - PixoHub

Sbeitla,Tunisia: - PixoHub

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2nd First Lady, Abigail Adams Smith, 1784, President John Adams wife and #2, First Lady of the White House. Mother of John Quincy Adams our 6th president.

Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia, created by Russian Emperor Peter The Great in 1714-1725. This was Peter's Summer Palace that he would use on his way coming and going from Europe through the harbor at Kronshtadt, close to St. Petersburg, Russia

Ancient Cliff Dwelling Petra Jordan | Jordan-Petra

8 Lost Ancient Cities That Would Leave You in Awe

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1548, Portrait of a Nineteen-Year-Old Woman; Follower of Maarten van Heemskerck, Netherlandish (active Haarlem and Rome), 1498 - 1574; Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Portrait of a Nineteen-Year-Old Woman

The coronation robe of Catherine of Aragon forms part of the Throckmorton collection.

Statue of Queen Nefretiri, Temple of Amen photo by Zangaki

Portrait of Princess Elizabeth Stuart, detail, unknown artist, 1613.

Isabel de Bourbon, Queen of Spain, 1620

Portrait of Queen Isabella I of Castile mother of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon.

Elisabeth of Romania, wife of George II of Greece.

Qui est cette princesse ?

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Go Wiggins!

Anglo-Saxon shoulder clasp; late 6th-early 7th, Sutton Hoo, England Half of a gold shoulder-clasp; the plain gold pin has an animal-head terminal in filigree. Central panel filled with millefiori glass and garnet cells is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass. Two interlinked garnet cloisonné boars compose the rounded end. Medium: gold, glass, garnet; millefiori, inlaid, granulation, filigree, cloisonné

British Museum - shoulder-clasp

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French Court Garb, later 16th century - seems to be related to this image identified as Elisabeth of Austria c.1570 commons.wikimedia... not sure if the digital image has been cropped or there's 2 copies of this portrait one full length one half length

Picasa Web Albums - Elizabeth W - Tudor dress

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