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A statue of Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, on the Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower in Leicester, England De Montfort University, Friedrich Ii, Templer, Plantagenet, Medieval Times, Effigy, Knights Templar, British History, Uk History

August 8 - St. Dominic - Nobility and Analogous Traditional Elites

St. Dominic Founder of the Order of Preachers, commonly known as the Dominican Order; born at Calaroga, in Old Castile, c. 1170; died 6 August, 1221. His parents, Felix Guzman and Joanna of Aza, undoubtedly belonged to the nobility of

Comics UK is dedicated to those great institutions, the British Comic and Story Paper dating back from the the late Victorian era through Beano to and beyond. Vintage Comics, Vintage Books, Comic Art, Comic Books, Children's Comics, Comic Reviews, Childhood Memories, School Memories, The Good Old Days

Essential reading when I was a boy. Rather annoyingly, years later I got my hands on some 1960s and '70s Beanos and discovered that in actual fact, the comic had been going through an awful slump in quality during my childhood. It also has to be said, the 1960s masthead is a million times better than the present one.

It's been the beating heart of day-to-day Leicester life for centuries. And anyone who's wandered through Leicester market of late can't fail to have noticed it's currently undergoing major. Leicester Market, Holiday Places, Picture Day, Virtual Tour, Great Britain, Places To See, England, Tours

Gallery: The changing face of Leicester market

It's been the beating heart of day-to-day Leicester life for centuries. And anyone who's wandered through Leicester market of late can't fail to have noticed it's currently undergoing major...

Before its closure, the Narborough Road store at the junction of Norman Street was a well known local landmark. Leicester, Old Houses, Norman, Old Things, Louvre, Street View, History, Architecture, City

Narborough Road

Before its closure, the Narborough Road store at the junction of Norman Street was a well known local landmark..

The Outwoods | Charnwood Forest | It's Nice Out Beacon Hill, Leicester, Beautiful Places, Outdoors, Adventure, Park, Nice, Nature, Instagram Posts

Instagram post by @itsniceoutuk • Jan 7, 2014 at 10:51pm UTC

8 Likes, 1 Comments - @itsniceoutuk on Instagram: “Love Charnwood”

Black Brook Culvert, Charnwood Forest Canal by electropod, via Flickr Uk Rail, Water Supply, Leicester, Old Things, Vacation, Circles, Stone, Black, Vacations

Black Brook Culvert, Charnwood Forest Canal

Looking over some remains of the Charnwood Forest Canal near Shepshed. The former canal crossed the Blackbrook valley on a massive earthwork - at first sight from the road it looks too big to be artificial. I was mainly looking for the much photographed tunnel that now carries the Public Footpath under the embankment. I found it but my photos were hopeless. Just to the West, however, is this culvert about 1.2m in diameter that carries the Black Brook, seen here looking North and downstream…

Charnwood Forest Images, For Peter Williams Green Man County Park, Green Man, Leicester, Landscapes, England, Sculpture, Image, Paisajes, Scenery

Charnwood Forest Images

Charnwood Forest Images, For Peter Williams Green Man

cooling towers Ayelstone painted to trick the Germans into not bombing them Leicester, Towers, German, Cool Stuff, Boots, Winter, Painting, Deutsch, Crotch Boots

cooling towers Ayelstone painted to trick the Germans into not bombing them