Remains of Berwick Castle - founded by David I in the twelfth century.  Ancestor William Douglas the Hardy (a Scottish nobleman & warlord) was imprisoned here in the "Hog's Tower" - more than once, it seemed as it was later called "Douglas Tower" (ha!).  William Douglas was the first nobleman in 1297 to join forces in rebellion with William Wallace. by leanne
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leanne Remains of Berwick Castle - founded by David I in the twelfth century. Ancestor William Douglas the Hardy (a Scottish nobleman & warlord) was imprisoned here in the "Hog's Tower" - more than once, it seemed as it was later called "Douglas Tower" (ha!). William Douglas was the first nobleman in 1297 to join forces in rebellion with William Wallace.
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The Wallace Sword is an antique claymore belonging to William Wallace (1272–1305), a Scottish knight who led a resistance to the English occupation of Scotland during the Wars of Scottish Independence. It is said to have been used by William Wallace at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297 and the Battle of Falkirk (1298). by GPriest
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GPriest The Wallace Sword is an antique claymore belonging to William Wallace (1272–1305), a Scottish knight who led a resistance to the English occupation of Scotland during the Wars of Scottish Independence. It is said to have been used by William Wallace at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297 and the Battle of Falkirk (1298).
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SHADOW WARRIOR In the early summer of 1297, William Wallace led a force of Scottish patriots north to defeat a war band of Irish mercenari... by Maiden11976
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Maiden11976 SHADOW WARRIOR In the early summer of 1297, William Wallace led a force of Scottish patriots north to defeat a war band of Irish mercenari...
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The ghost stands next to a purpose built torture chamber, and next to the tower Edward the 1st stayed in and William Wallace was held, its also at the top of the tower (on the right) that 12 Scottish children were murdered by a jailer called John Sage.  Chillingham Castle is one of the most evil places I have ever visited and that includes Auswitz, the history there is horrifying. by melisa
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melisa The ghost stands next to a purpose built torture chamber, and next to the tower Edward the 1st stayed in and William Wallace was held, its also at the top of the tower (on the right) that 12 Scottish children were murdered by a jailer called John Sage. Chillingham Castle is one of the most evil places I have ever visited and that includes Auswitz, the history there is horrifying.
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Vatican Library     It was founded in the 15th century by the Pope Nicholas V together with the St Laurents library. Later on it was by jonneydangerous
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jonneydangerous Vatican Library It was founded in the 15th century by the Pope Nicholas V together with the St Laurents library. Later on it was
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On the 5th July 1535, Sir Thomas More, who was imprisoned in the Tower of London and awaiting execution, wrote his final letter. It was to his beloved daughter, Margaret Roper, and it was written in coal. by katharine
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katharine On the 5th July 1535, Sir Thomas More, who was imprisoned in the Tower of London and awaiting execution, wrote his final letter. It was to his beloved daughter, Margaret Roper, and it was written in coal.
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Join the Rebellion! by Maiden11976
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Maiden11976 Join the Rebellion!
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Tantallon Castle was built around 1350 by William 1st Earl of Douglas, nephew of 'Good Sir James', and originally based on a French Chateaux. It is located 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) east of North Berwick, in East Lothian, Scotland. It sits atop a promontory opposite the Bass Rock, looking out onto the Firth of Forth56.0564,-2.6506 by oldrose
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oldrose Tantallon Castle was built around 1350 by William 1st Earl of Douglas, nephew of 'Good Sir James', and originally based on a French Chateaux. It is located 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) east of North Berwick, in East Lothian, Scotland. It sits atop a promontory opposite the Bass Rock, looking out onto the Firth of Forth56.0564,-2.6506
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Scottish Claymore Broadsword. The sword of William Wallace. by terrie
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terrie Scottish Claymore Broadsword. The sword of William Wallace.
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The Wallace Monument commemorates William Wallace, the 13th-century Scottish hero. by minerva
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minerva The Wallace Monument commemorates William Wallace, the 13th-century Scottish hero.
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Bell Tower at the Tower of London where Elizabeth I was imprisoned by nell
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nell Bell Tower at the Tower of London where Elizabeth I was imprisoned
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It was called "tears of Isis" in ancient Egypt, and later on "Juno's tears". by pearlie
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pearlie It was called "tears of Isis" in ancient Egypt, and later on "Juno's tears".
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Ryogin-an was originally the residence of the third abott of Tofuku-ji, abott who also founded the famous Nanzen-ji temple. Appropriately, the main temple building here is the abbot's residence (called "hojo" 方丈), and it is actually the oldest hojo in Japan. The temple was founded in the 14th century after the death of the third abbot in 1291. by melinda
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melinda Ryogin-an was originally the residence of the third abott of Tofuku-ji, abott who also founded the famous Nanzen-ji temple. Appropriately, the main temple building here is the abbot's residence (called "hojo" 方丈), and it is actually the oldest hojo in Japan. The temple was founded in the 14th century after the death of the third abbot in 1291.
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Ryogin-an was originally the residence of the third abott of Tofuku-ji, abott who also founded the famous Nanzen-ji temple. Appropriately, the main temple building here is the abbot's residence (called "hojo" 方丈), and it is actually the oldest hojo in Japan. The temple was founded in the 14th century after the death of the third abbot in 1291. by melinda
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melinda Ryogin-an was originally the residence of the third abott of Tofuku-ji, abott who also founded the famous Nanzen-ji temple. Appropriately, the main temple building here is the abbot's residence (called "hojo" 方丈), and it is actually the oldest hojo in Japan. The temple was founded in the 14th century after the death of the third abbot in 1291.
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Middle Ages Name: Byzantine Empire Present Name: West Indians  Locations: Jamaica, and the West Indies Benjamin, was the twelfth son of Jacob. His name means “Son of the Right”. Genesis 35:18, “And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called... by myra
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myra Middle Ages Name: Byzantine Empire Present Name: West Indians  Locations: Jamaica, and the West Indies Benjamin, was the twelfth son of Jacob. His name means “Son of the Right”. Genesis 35:18, “And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called...
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The quilt pattern is called "Oak leaf and reel" or sometimes just oak leaf. It was more common in the later 1800's when it was usually just red or blue on white, sometimes red & green on white. by vicky
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vicky The quilt pattern is called "Oak leaf and reel" or sometimes just oak leaf. It was more common in the later 1800's when it was usually just red or blue on white, sometimes red & green on white.
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#ColdCase: Eckles’ murder remains a mystery 29 years later. It was October 24, 1983 when 20-year-old Debbie Eckles was brutally stabbed to death inside her Turner Avenue home. Her killer has never been found in the nearly three decades that followed, and her case remains to this day the only unsolved murder in the city of Hazard. by nikki
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nikki #ColdCase: Eckles’ murder remains a mystery 29 years later. It was October 24, 1983 when 20-year-old Debbie Eckles was brutally stabbed to death inside her Turner Avenue home. Her killer has never been found in the nearly three decades that followed, and her case remains to this day the only unsolved murder in the city of Hazard.
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Ancient Petroglyph Spirit Gourd    In ancient Tribal civilizations, it was necessary to hang "Ancestor Spirit Shields" over the entrance of by THELMA TOFANI
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THELMA TOFANI Ancient Petroglyph Spirit Gourd In ancient Tribal civilizations, it was necessary to hang "Ancestor Spirit Shields" over the entrance of
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~+~+~+~ Wallace Tartan ~+~+~+~  In the 12th century Richard Wallace obtained lands at Riccarton, Ayrshire.  The Wallaces refused to do homage to Edward I of England and Sir William, who led a band of patriots, harried the English, and his constant raids on their fortresses made them hate and fear him. His bravery and leadership inspired others to support his struggle for Scottish independence. He was betrayed to the English and taken to London, where he was executed in 1305. by kris
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kris ~+~+~+~ Wallace Tartan ~+~+~+~ In the 12th century Richard Wallace obtained lands at Riccarton, Ayrshire. The Wallaces refused to do homage to Edward I of England and Sir William, who led a band of patriots, harried the English, and his constant raids on their fortresses made them hate and fear him. His bravery and leadership inspired others to support his struggle for Scottish independence. He was betrayed to the English and taken to London, where he was executed in 1305.
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Ayton Castle is located to the east of Ayton in the Scottish Borders. It is 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north-west of Berwick upon Tweed, in the former county of Berwickshire. Built around a medieval tower house, the present castle dates largely from the 19th century. by leanne
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leanne Ayton Castle is located to the east of Ayton in the Scottish Borders. It is 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north-west of Berwick upon Tweed, in the former county of Berwickshire. Built around a medieval tower house, the present castle dates largely from the 19th century.
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star wars join the rebellion - Recherche Google by ebony
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ebony star wars join the rebellion - Recherche Google
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The Pomegranate Passage at Wightwick Manor in the West Midlands has one of the most complete surviving Arts & Crafts interiors. In 1861 William Morris founded the company Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co, later known as Morris & Co, which was to spread his pioneering design throughout the world. by charmaine
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charmaine The Pomegranate Passage at Wightwick Manor in the West Midlands has one of the most complete surviving Arts & Crafts interiors. In 1861 William Morris founded the company Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co, later known as Morris & Co, which was to spread his pioneering design throughout the world.
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Chocolate Mousse // I tripled the recipe because I was making it for a small dinner party and I added some whipped cream that I made with the leftover cream + strawberries... it was AH-MAZING; I will make it again for sure! It seemed a little bit 'too liquid' when I made it but once it stayed in the refrigerator for a few hours it was PERFECT; airy, light... dreamy! by leona
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leona Chocolate Mousse // I tripled the recipe because I was making it for a small dinner party and I added some whipped cream that I made with the leftover cream + strawberries... it was AH-MAZING; I will make it again for sure! It seemed a little bit 'too liquid' when I made it but once it stayed in the refrigerator for a few hours it was PERFECT; airy, light... dreamy!
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The Douglas F4D Skyray (later redesignated F-6 Skyray) was an American carrier-based fighter/interceptor built by the Douglas Aircraft Company. Although it was in service for a relatively short time and never entered combat, it was notable for being the first carrier-launched aircraft to hold the world's absolute speed record, at 752.943mph, and was the first United States Navy and United States Marine Corps fighter that could exceed Mach 1 in level flight. by gayle
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gayle The Douglas F4D Skyray (later redesignated F-6 Skyray) was an American carrier-based fighter/interceptor built by the Douglas Aircraft Company. Although it was in service for a relatively short time and never entered combat, it was notable for being the first carrier-launched aircraft to hold the world's absolute speed record, at 752.943mph, and was the first United States Navy and United States Marine Corps fighter that could exceed Mach 1 in level flight.
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Corrie ten Boom. She & her family hid persecuted Jews in Nazi Holland during WWII, for which they were imprisoned, tortured & Corrie's family killed. Corrie endured solitary confinement in prison & 10 months of cruelty while interned, yet always prayed for the hearts of her captors. She was released from Ravensbruck concentration camp on New Year’s Eve 1944 & later learned it was due to a clerical error. The women in her age group were sent to their deaths 1 week after her discharge. by bertha
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bertha Corrie ten Boom. She & her family hid persecuted Jews in Nazi Holland during WWII, for which they were imprisoned, tortured & Corrie's family killed. Corrie endured solitary confinement in prison & 10 months of cruelty while interned, yet always prayed for the hearts of her captors. She was released from Ravensbruck concentration camp on New Year’s Eve 1944 & later learned it was due to a clerical error. The women in her age group were sent to their deaths 1 week after her discharge.
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The chapel of Templars - Rosslyn (Edinburgh) - Scotland. Roslyn Chapel was one of my favorite places. Founded in the mid-15th century by William Sinclair who was descended from a noble family of Norman knights. It is said to have many Knights Templar symbols, and the chapel was featured in Dan Brown's novel 'The Da Vinci Code'. by hazel
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hazel The chapel of Templars - Rosslyn (Edinburgh) - Scotland. Roslyn Chapel was one of my favorite places. Founded in the mid-15th century by William Sinclair who was descended from a noble family of Norman knights. It is said to have many Knights Templar symbols, and the chapel was featured in Dan Brown's novel 'The Da Vinci Code'.
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Guilty Crown  -  *Very Good*  A meteorite carrying a foreign virus crashes in Japan, leading to a devastating nation-wide infection and total anarchy called Lost Christmas. Several years later, Ouma Shu a regular high school student, after meeting a strange girl named Yuzuriha Inori, a special ability awakened inside him by the Apocalypse Virus.  Inori, incites him to join the struggle against a government organization’s robotic forces and a by mable
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mable Guilty Crown - *Very Good* A meteorite carrying a foreign virus crashes in Japan, leading to a devastating nation-wide infection and total anarchy called Lost Christmas. Several years later, Ouma Shu a regular high school student, after meeting a strange girl named Yuzuriha Inori, a special ability awakened inside him by the Apocalypse Virus. Inori, incites him to join the struggle against a government organization’s robotic forces and a
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Bay of Islands, 1930 Franklin Carmichael was a Canadian painter and the youngest member of the original Group of Seven. He was greatly influenced by Tom Thomson with whom he shared studio spade. Along with A. J. Casson and F. H. Brigden, Carmichael founded the Ontario Society of Painters in Watercolour in 1925. He also founded the Canadian Group of Painters in 1933, which several members of the Group of Seven would later join. He taught at the Ontario College of Art from 1932 to 1945. by gilda
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gilda Bay of Islands, 1930 Franklin Carmichael was a Canadian painter and the youngest member of the original Group of Seven. He was greatly influenced by Tom Thomson with whom he shared studio spade. Along with A. J. Casson and F. H. Brigden, Carmichael founded the Ontario Society of Painters in Watercolour in 1925. He also founded the Canadian Group of Painters in 1933, which several members of the Group of Seven would later join. He taught at the Ontario College of Art from 1932 to 1945.
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Bolsover Castle is a castle in Bolsover, Derbyshire, England. It was founded in the 12th century by the Peverel family. by reva
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reva Bolsover Castle is a castle in Bolsover, Derbyshire, England. It was founded in the 12th century by the Peverel family.
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The Grand Lodge of Scotland, 96 George Street, Edinburgh, Scotland. The Grand Lodge of Antient, Free and Accepted Masons of Scotland was founded in 1736 – although only a third of all lodges were represented at the foundation meeting of the Grand Lodge. Grand Hall looking east. The present Freemasons' Hall was built during 1911 - 1912. It replaced an earlier building that had been on the site since 1858. The previous building was designed by the famous Scottish architect, David Bryce. by deirdre
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deirdre The Grand Lodge of Scotland, 96 George Street, Edinburgh, Scotland. The Grand Lodge of Antient, Free and Accepted Masons of Scotland was founded in 1736 – although only a third of all lodges were represented at the foundation meeting of the Grand Lodge. Grand Hall looking east. The present Freemasons' Hall was built during 1911 - 1912. It replaced an earlier building that had been on the site since 1858. The previous building was designed by the famous Scottish architect, David Bryce.
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The Study at Sandon Hall in Staffordshire, England. The house was built in a 'Jacobethan' style in the 1850s by the Scottish architect, William Burn. by amber
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amber The Study at Sandon Hall in Staffordshire, England. The house was built in a 'Jacobethan' style in the 1850s by the Scottish architect, William Burn.
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