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The History Girls: Corhampton Church – a Saxon gem in Provincia Meanwarorum

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Why Are There Violent Rabbits In The Margins Of Medieval Manuscripts? | Jon Kaneko-James

Finally, there’s this image of a dog jousting against a rabbit who is riding a snail-man. Source: Why Are There Violent Rabbits In The Margins Of Medieval Manuscripts? | Jon Kaneko-James

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Secrets of Carreg Cennen Revealed – living+eucatastrophe

Carreg Cennen, a twelfth-century castle eventually brought to ruin during the War of the Roses, guards the top of a limestone cliff just outside the village of Trap in the Brecon Beacons. At the ba… Source: Secrets of Carreg Cennen

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Bede’s World reborn

The Venerable Bede was an English monk who spent almost his whole life at the dual monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria. He wrote about the evolution of early Eng… Source: Bede’s World reborn

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My Locations at the DragonCon Art Show

Labor Day Weekend is Nerdigras in Atlanta, Georgia! 80,000+ geeks and sundry nerds descend upon 5 downtown Atlanta hotels and have a geekfest. I will, as always, have my beaded jewelry and photoprints at the Dragoncon Art Show, located in the Hyatt, two

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Posted in Art, Jewelry, Photography

BBC – History – Ancient History in depth: Native Tribes of Britain

Explore our map showing the major Celtic tribes who lived in Britain at the time of the Roman Conquest Source: BBC – History – Ancient History in depth: Native Tribes of Britain

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M E g A L i T h i A – Stone Circles, megaliths, indexed map of prehistoric stones – M E g A L i T h i A –

Clickable map of the UK showing the distribution of prehistoric stones with links to maps, pictures and details Source: M E g A L i T h i A – Stone Circles, megaliths, indexed map of prehistoric stones – M

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Green Fairy Islands of Wales

The green meadows of the sea, called in the triads Gwerddonau Lion, are the Green fairy islands of wales, often half-seen in the mists. Source: Green Fairy Islands of Wales

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English Historical Fiction Authors: Divine Companionship and Eternal Life: Mystery Cults in Roman Britain

Source: English Historical Fiction Authors: Divine Companionship and Eternal Life: Mystery Cults in Roman Britain

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Ancient Britain – Orkney’s Stone Age Temple – YouTube

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Maps of Britain and Ireland’s ancient tribes, kingdoms and DNA

I found this absolutely fascinating. I’ve always loved maps, and this is the first time I’ve found a succession of maps showing the differing tribes of the isles throughout time in such a clear progression. At the bottom are some

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10 Fascinating Mythological Creatures Of The British Isles – Listverse

The British Isles are a handful of islands that make up the Isle of Great Britain, the Island of Ireland, and a host of smaller islands in that vicinity (I Source: 10 Fascinating Mythological Creatures Of The British Isles –

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Maps of Britain and Ireland’s ancient tribes, kingdoms and DNA

Remarkable DNA study shows modern Britons still live in same tribal kingdoms as their ancestors in 600 AD. New maps show Celt, Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Viking territories in British Isles. Source: Maps of Britain and Ireland’s ancient tribes, kingdoms and

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Anglo-Saxon and British Kingdoms c. 800 – Interactive Map – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

Interactive map of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms and British kingdoms around c. 800 Source: Anglo-Saxon and British Kingdoms c. 800 – Interactive Map – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

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7 weird and wonderful Georgian beauty treatments | History Extra

In the 21st century, beauty is big business: thousands of column inches are devoted daily to discussing the latest beauty trends, from the simple to the absurd. But, as historical writer Catherine Cur Source: 7 weird and wonderful Georgian beauty

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Jervaulx – the Forgotten Abbey

The Forgotten Abbey   Yorkshire is lush with ruined abbeys, golden bones left over from Henry VIII’s rampage across the religious landscape of England.  Nestled among it’s rolling dales you can find Fountains Abbey, Rievaulx Abbey, Bolton Abbey, Ripon Abbey,

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