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Where is the sword used to execute Queen Anne Boleyn?

Where is the sword used to execute Queen Anne Boleyn?

If a 'skilled' (with sword) executioner was summoned from Calais, did he bring his own 'equipment' and, if so, is there record of him & it there? Was the sword seized when Francis, Duke of Guise

Relief of a Horse Rider from Balat

Relief of a Horse Rider from Balat

This rectangular marble piece depicts a horse rider advancing to the right. The upper body is encased in an armor (the shape of the armor fits the anatomical contours of the chest and upper abdomen...

Slavic mythology: Simargl (Semargl)

Slavic mythology: Simargl (Semargl)

Simargl or Semargl is a mythical deity or creature in East Slavic mythology, depicted as a lion or winged dog. His wife is the goddess of the night, Kupalnitsa, and he is the father of Kupalo and Kostroma. Simargl is chained to the star Polaris, in the constellation Ursa Minor, being guarded by the Zoryas, solar goddesses (daughters or servants) of the god Dazbog, preventing it from being released and destroying the constellation and the world.

Michael III

Michael III

A detail of a 13th century CE illustration showing Byzantine emperor Michael III (Madrid Skylitzes, National Library, Madrid)

What to see in Pisa? History of the city and the tower of Pisa

What to see in Pisa? History of the city and the tower of Pisa

Pisa is a city on the west coast of Tuscany, which of course is best known for its famous leaning tower, but it actually has more to offer us.City HistoryPisa was an important port city under the ancient Romans. Later, the 10th-13th centuries were a lucrative period for the city in every way: economic, political and artistic, and much of the most important development of the city took place during this period.

ALEXANDER ROBERT LAWTON, CSA - History

ALEXANDER ROBERT LAWTON, CSA - History

VITAL STATISTICSBORN: 1818 in Beaufort District, SC.DIED: 1896 in Clifton Springs, NY.CAMPAIGNS: First Bull Run, Peninsula, Seven Days, Gaines& 39; Mill, Second Bull Run, Antietam, Federicksburg, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, Chattanooga,Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor.HIGHEST RANK ACHIEVED: Brigadier General(Also served as Second Quartermaster General of the Confederacy)BIOGRAPHYAlexander Robert Lawton was born on November 4, 1818, in Beaufort District, South Carolina.