The Men-an-Tol. A Legendary Holed Stone on sweeping Moorland, it may have been an Ancient tomb, as in Cornwall Holed Stones were often placed at the Entrance to Burial Chambers. Penwith, Cornwall, England.
Micklegate Bar (in York) is probably the most important Bar being the gateway to the south. The Bar was therefore the natural location for the city dignitaries to greet visiting royalty but it was also the principal gate for displaying the heads of traitors! York, England
King Edward IV & his Queen, Elizabeth Woodville at Reading Abby, 1464. Mnemonic to remember the Royal Houses of England and Great Britain: Never A Plan Like Yours To Study Oral History So Wisely = Norman, Angevin, Plantagenet, Lancaster, YORK, Tudor, Stuart, Orange, Hanover, Saxe-Coburg, Windsor
Lady Teazle; Lady Sneerwell; Mrs Candour, The three dolls are dresed as characters from the play 'A School for Scandal' by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, which was first performed at Drury Lane Theatre in London on May 8th 1777. England, Great Britain (probably, made), ca. 1930 (made) Materials and Techniques: Carved wood with sewn and decorated fabric. Made by Hugh Hugo. V&A Search the Collections
King Richard I of England and King Richard IV of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Count of Maine, Count of Nantes and Overlord of Brittany, 1157-1199.Some historians claim that he was nicknamed the Lionheart long before he became king, because at age only 16 he was already head of a huge army and fearless in battle. Other historians claim that Lionheart was a name attributed to him in legend, long after he died. As is the way with so many heroic figures there is a lot of myth…
Hever Castle THE INNER HALL The Inner Hall was the Great Kitchen in the Tudor period. The Italian walnut panelling and columns were designed in 1905 by the sculptor William Silver Frith as part of William Waldorf Astor’s restoration of Hever Castle. The gallery above the hall was inspired by the rood screen at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge. The ceiling is in the Elizabethan style and incorporates the Tudor rose emblem.