Henry VIII of England

Type: Person
Name: Henry VIII of England
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Letters to the Editor – 8/20/14

Harsh measuresHonolulu continues to be disgraced by its increasing homeless problem and our elected officials’ inability to deal with it. History may provide a solution.In London during the reign of Elizabeth I (daughter of King Henry VIII), the city ... [Published MidWeek - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Community leaders have spoken of their pride after a Weymouth beauty spot was given top marks in an award scheme.

Sandsfoot Gardens off Old Castle Road have been awarded the highest possible mark in Keep Britain Tidy’s prestigious Green Flag Awards.The awards recognise and reward the best parks, gardens and green spaces in the country.The gardens are maintained by ... [Published Dorset Echo - 18 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

fsingleton published Tributes paid to Whitstone history teacher Bob Rees

Comments (0)THE news of Bob Rees’ death has been met with great sadness.Hundreds of kind messages have been sent and tributes paid to the former teacher.Erika Smith, was taught by Mr Rees in the early 1990s and described him as “an exceptional teacher ... [Published Shepton Mallet Journal - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Numismatist robbed at home

Coins with an estimated value of £160,000 (€200,000) have been stolen from the home of a Norfolk coin collector in the village of Swanton Morley.The cache of stolen coins include a very rare 1642 Triple Unite, which at the time of its minting was the ... [Published EuroWeeklyNews - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Richard III ‘drank a bottle of wine a day’

King Richard III drank up to a bottle of wine a day to cope with the pressures of leadership, recent research has found.As reported by the BBC, an analysis of the monarch’s teeth and bones found that he drank up to three litres of wine a day in the last ... [Published Drinks Business - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lighthouse retrospective captures 500 years of Trinity House

A new photographic book has captured the 500-year history of Trinity House and lighthouses in the British IslesThe history of lighthouses in Britain has been captured in a new photographic book, published to mark the 500th anniversary of Trinity Hous ... [Published Motor Boats Monthly - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Archaeological dig next to Guildhall searches for royal clues

University of York archaeological student, Paul Durdin at work on the Hidden Guildhall archaeological dig in YorkARCHAELOGISTS have started excavating a large site in York which could hide significant remains relating to the city's Roman and medieval ... [Published York Press - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

FCN series on the Payette Bibles continues

FORSYTH COUNTY — The second installment of The Payette English Bible Collection Series, is the 1539-41 Great Bible Folio Sixth Edition.This Bible is magnificent, both in its physical appearance (as the largest of the seven editions) and for the symbolic ... [Published Forsyth County News - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

£160,000 coin collection stolen

Coins worth about £160,000 have been stolen from a collector in Norfolk. The antique coins were taken from a property in Swanton Morley, by a man answering an advert to buy them.While the supposed buyer was at the property, the owner left him alone to ... [Published Wharfvalley - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Historic Novels Teach and Entertain

■  15 August 2014 | 6:29 AMA co-worker and I were discussing historic novels at the end of the work day yesterday and this discussion jogged my memory concerning those I had read and enjoy.  Let me pass on recommendations of some of those books to yo ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

'Outstanding success' for King Henry VIII's A' level students

Friday, 15 August 2014More than 30 per cent gain A* or A gradesMonmouthshire students are again celebrating another year of excellent A-Level results.Across the county’s schools 9.4 per cent of pupils achieved the highest grade (A*) - significantly higher ... [Published Abergavenny Chronicle - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

In the footsteps of a king, and a bloke from round my way

Cardinal Wolsey and puss with a fanI have been able to rule a line through one of items of my bucket list.Shame it’s called that. A bucket is so utilitarian.Anyhow, what I did was visit Hampton Court. I was brought up in Thomas Wolsey’s Ipswich... I may ... [Published Ipswich Star - Aug 14 2014]

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Community to unearth the secrets of Woking Palace [Published Get Surrey - 17 hours ago]
Community leaders have spoken of their pride af... [Published Dorset Echo - 18 hours ago]
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The New Statesman presents: An audience with Hi... [Published New Statesman - Aug 19 2014]
Numismatist robbed at home [Published EuroWeeklyNews - Aug 19 2014]
Cousins discover Davidson County connection in ... [Published Lexington Dispatch - Aug 18 2014]
Lighthouse retrospective captures 500 years of ... [Published Motor Boats Monthly - Aug 18 2014]
Richard III ‘drank a bottle of wine a day’ [Published Drinks Business - Aug 18 2014]
King Richard III 'drank a bottle of wine a day' [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2014]
King Richard III ‘drank a bottle of wine a day’ [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2014]
Archaeological dig next to Guildhall searches f... [Published York Press - Aug 18 2014]
New research uncovers alternative tale of two s... [Published Hunts Post - Aug 18 2014]
August 18: Landlady and other SF events [Published San Francisco Examiner - Aug 18 2014]
Divvying Up the Caliphate: The Long-Term Causes... [Published American Thinker - Aug 17 2014]
FCN series on the Payette Bibles continues [Published Forsyth County News - Aug 17 2014]
More Than A Shtick Figure [Published Daily Beast - Aug 16 2014]
PILLAGING PIRATES AT PENDENNIS CASTLE JOIN THE ... [Published Cornwall Life - Aug 15 2014]
£160,000 coin collection stolen [Published Wharfvalley - Aug 15 2014]
Historic Novels Teach and Entertain [Published HamptonRoads.com - Aug 15 2014]
Historic Coins Stolen In Swanton Morley Worth £... [Published Heart Radio - Aug 15 2014]
Historic coins worth £160k stolen [Published BBC - Aug 15 2014]
Historic coins worth £160,000 stolen from Swant... [Published EDP 24 - Aug 15 2014]
'Outstanding success' for King Henry VIII's A' ... [Published Abergavenny Chronicle - Aug 15 2014]
Gay & Lesbian - George Takei on his new documen... [Published Time Out Sydney - Aug 15 2014]
British Police Raid Pub in Search of Legendary ... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 14 2014]
In the footsteps of a king, and a bloke from ro... [Published Ipswich Star - Aug 14 2014]
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Stephen Hawking Biopic Has Oscar Bait Down to a... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 08 2014]
The upcoming Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything is set to debut at the Toronto Film Festival next month, and after the release of the film’s trailer it’s clear the movie will likely be a frontrunner at the Oscars and other awards ceremonies ...
Dining with Dirac [Published Centauri Dreams - Aug 01 2014]
Ever wonder what it would have been like to sit in on a great occasion? I used to think about this in relation to a dinner party the painter Benjamin Haydon threw in 1817 at his London studio. At the ‘immortal dinner’ were, among others, William Wordsworth, ...
Celebrity Diet Still Lifes [Published Nerdcore - Jul 22 2014]
Dan Bannino malt aus den Speiseplänen von Beyoncè, Bill Clinton, Henry VIII, Kate Moss oder Gwyneth schicke Stillleben. Ich kann Kate Moss’ Ernährung aus Koks und Kippen und Alkohol ziemlich gut nachvollziehen, bevorzuge dann aber doch eher die ...
No Longer Just [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 20 2014]
In the 1966 film A Man For All Seasons , which depicts Sir Thomas More’s steadfast disapproval of King Henry VIII’s marital infidelities, More stirringly defends the rule of law. Rebutting his son-in-law, who says he would hypothetically “cut down every ...
History for July 12 [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 12 2014]
History for July 12 - On-This-Day.com Bald Is In Day Birth anniversary of Henry David Thoreau (1817-62): “The frontiers are not east or west, north or south, but whenever a man  fronts  a fact.” Birth anniversary of architect, inventor, ...
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