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Winter Mist, Corfe Castle by antonyspencer, via Flickr - Corfe Castle, Dorset, UK ~ The castle stands above the village and dates back in some form to the 10th century. It was the site of the murder of Edward the Martyr in 978. During the English Civil War it was a Royalist stronghold and was besieged twice, in 1643 and again in 1646. It is currently owned by the National Trust and is open to the public.

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https://www.royalarmouries.org/learning/online-learning/littlecote-house-module/explore-littlecote-house-without-flash/great-hall-in-littlecote-house/buff-coats-and-baldricks . Buff coat. English, about 1630, possibly for Alexander Popham. Royal Armouries III.1956a.

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Robert Capa: 'The best picture I ever took' - a picture from the past

[Found out about this photograph from Life is Strange. Hauntingly incredible.] Robert Capa. Spaanse Burgeroorlog 1936.

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Refugees fleeing from the embattled city of Madrid after the fascist bombing of 1937.

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An amazing ancient yew tree with a door. The 4000 year old Crowhurst Yew in Surrey, England. The room in the ancient tree, hollowed out around 1820, can house 14-15 people. It is said that when the locals were making the room they found a cannonball embedded in the trunk, thought to have been fired in The English Civil War (1642–1651)

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How-To: Civil War Handkerchief Dolls, aka Church Dolls. Adorable, easy, inexpensive! Great craft for kids, or fun historical gifts!

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Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, taken by Mathew Brady in 1861 at the beginning of his first presidentia...

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