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Margaret, 2nd Lady Nairne

Margaret Nairne, 2nd Baroness Nairne, later Countess of Nairne, was a Scottish noblewoman at the turn of the 18th century and active in the Jacobite cause for its duration. Her husband, William Murray, 2nd Lord Nairne, was condemned to death for ...

Duchess of Cleveland

Wilhelmina, Duchess of Cleveland, Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Powlett, Duchess of Cleveland nee Stanhope 1819-1901, English historian and genealogist. Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709, mistresses of King Charles II of England.

Countess Cowper

Countess Cowper is a title given to the wife of Earl Cowper, a title in the Peerage of Great Britain. Women who have held the title include: Emily Temple, Viscountess Palmerston nee Lamb, 1787–1869 (wife of 5th Earl Cowper}. Mary Cowper nee Clave ...

Countess of Clarendon

Countess of Clarendon is a title given to the wife of the Earl of Clarendon. Women who have held the title include: Jane Hyde, Countess of Clarendon 1669-1725. Flower Backhouse, Countess of Clarendon died 1700. Maria Villiers, Countess of Clarend ...

Countess of Powis

Countess of Powis is the title given to the wife of the Earl of Powis and has been held by a number of women, including: Elizabeth Herbert, Marchioness of Powis c.1634-1691. Barbara Herbert, Countess of Powis 1735-1786. Lucy Herbert, Countess of ...

Caroline Stanhope, Countess of Harrington

Caroline Stanhope, Countess of Harrington was a British socialite and demimonde. After being blackballed by the English social group The Female Coterie, she founded The New Female Coterie, a social club of courtesans and "fallen women" that met i ...

Isabella Molyneux, Countess of Sefton

Isabella Molyneux, Countess of Sefton, formerly Viscountess Molyneux, was a British peeress and society figure.

Viscountess Rothermere

Viscountess Rothermere may refer to: Patricia Harmsworth, Viscountess Rothermere nee Matthews, 1929–1992 1st wife of the 3rd Viscount. Maiko Jeong Shun Lee, Viscountess Rothermere b. 1949 2nd wife of the 3rd Viscount.

Eschiva of Bures

Eschivas parentage is uncertain. Historian Martin Rheinheimer proposes that she was the daughter of either Elinand who was Prince of Galilee between about 1144 and 1148, or of Radulf of Issy who was a nephew of William I of Bures, Prince of Galil ...

Castra in Dacia

Castra were military forts of various sizes used by the Roman army throughout the Empire in various places of Europe, Asia and Africa. The largest castra were permanent legionary fortresses.

Edmondson Avenue Historic District

The Edmondson Avenue Historic District encompasses several neighborhoods on the west side of Baltimore, Maryland. The area was developed primarily between 1900 and 1940, radiating from the streetcar line that ran along Edmondson Avenue, an east–w ...

Duke of Valentinois

Duke of Valentinois, formerly Count of Valentinois, is a title of nobility, originally in the French peerage. It is currently one of the many hereditary titles claimed by the Prince of Monaco despite its extinction in French law in 1949. Though i ...

Humphrey Baggerley

Humphrey Baggerley, was a royalist captain during the English Civil War and continued to support the Royalist cause during the Interregnum.

Francis Billingsley

Colonel Francis Billingsley was a Royalist officer in the English Civil War. Placed in charge of the defences of Bridgnorth in Shropshire, he was killed in the churchyard of St Leonards when the town was stormed by Parliamentarian troops on 31 Ma ...

Charles Dallison

Sir Charles Dallison was a gentleman from Lincolnshire who served as an officer in the Royalist army during the English Civil War. He was also a serjeant-at-law, and in 1648 he published an often cited pamphlet justifying his reasons for supporti ...

Thomas Lyster (Cavalier)

Thomas Lyster of Rowton was eleven years of age in 1623, according to the visitations. He was a devoted adherent of King Charles I. During the first campaign of the English Civil War, when Charles I arrived in Shrewsbury he presented 500 pieces o ...

Thomas Stiles

Thomas Stiles or Styles of Walton in the parish of Paston, Northamptonshire, was a captain in the Royalist army during the English Civil War. He was governor of Crowland in 1642–1643 and after a time as a prisoner, commander of a troop of horse b ...

Xanthippus of Carthage

Xanthippus of Lacedaemon, also known as Xanthippus of Carthage, was a Spartan mercenary general employed by Carthage during the First Punic War. He led the Carthaginian army to considerable success against the Roman Republic during the course of ...

Tard-Venus

The Tard-Venus were a medieval group of Bandits or bandes de routiers that ravaged the area around Lyon in the last years of the reign of King John II of France.

Baron Baden-Powell

Baron Baden-Powell, of Gilwell in the County of Essex, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The first Barons father and brothers were also prominent. Baden Powell, father of the first Baron, was a famous mathematician. Warington Baden ...

Wind Lea

Wind Lea was built in 1815 by Edward McCarty and his sons and is the oldest building in Keyser. The structure played an important role during the Civil War when it served both as a prison and a hospital. The home is now divided into private resid ...

Hassuna culture

The Hassuna culture is a Neolithic archaeological culture in northern Mesopotamia dating to the early sixth millennium BC. It is named after the type site of Tell Hassuna in Iraq. Other sites where Hassuna material has been found include Tell She ...

Samarra culture

The Samarra culture is a Chalcolithic archaeological culture in northern Mesopotamia that is roughly dated to 5500–4800 BCE. It partially overlaps with Hassuna and early Ubaid. Samarran material culture was first recognized during excavations by ...

Prehistory of Siberia

The Prehistory of Siberia is marked by several archaeologically distinct cultures. In the Chalcolithic, the cultures of western and southern Siberia were pastoralists, while the eastern taiga and the tundra were dominated by hunter-gatherers unti ...

Ymyyakhtakh culture

The Ymyyakhtakh culture was a Late Neolithic culture of Siberia, with a very large archaeological horizon, dating to c. 2200–1300 BC. Its origins seem to be in the Lena river basin of Yakutia, and also along the Yenisei river. From there it sprea ...

El Dahir

The town was formerly a part of the briefly-extant Maakhir state, which was later officially incorporated into the country somaliland in January 2009. Former name, El-Dofar, literally translated as "pig borehole". Because Muslims view pigs as unc ...

Gaanlibah

Gaanlibah is an archaeological site in the northwestern Woqooyi Galbeed region of in the Horn of Africa. Nearby are the Golis Mountains.

Heis (town)

Heis is located to the west of Salweyn and Macajilayn. The site said to be identical with the ancient trading post of Mundus Μούνδος in Ancient Greece, described in the Periplus of the Erythraean sea, an anonymous account by an Alexandrian salesm ...

Kal-Sheikh

Kal-Sheikh is situated in the Sheikh District. The site features a number of caves adorned with rock art of animals and other figures. As no major archaeological excavation has been conducted here, the Kal-Sheikh paintings are of uncertain origin ...

Macajilayn

Macajilayn is situated to the east of the old coastal town of Heis. The website contains a large number of Cairns, of which the excavations have yielded a novel and the import of Nubia. Based on these findings, the structure is estimated to date ...

Salweyn

Salweyn is situated to the east of the old coastal town of Heis. A small eponymous creek is located in the area. The website contains a very large field of Cairns, which stretches for a distance of about 8 km from Excavations of one of these moun ...

Yubbe

Yubbe is a town in the northern Sanaag region of Somaliland. Its located 50 KM away from the regional capital Erigavo.

Hypogeum of Cala Sant Vicenç

The hypogeum of Cala Sant Vicenç is a set of caves dating back to the Bronze Age, and perhaps the most spectacular hypogeum on Mallorca. Today eight caves are visible, though when the caves were studied by W. Hemp there were 15. Some features of ...

Gargoris

Gargoris was a mythical king of the Cynetes, considered part of the people of Tartessos, and, according to legend, the inventor of beekeeping. He expelled his own son, Habis, which was adopted by the deer woman saved from the sea, and who later i ...

Ludgate

Ludgate was the westernmost gate in London Wall. The name survives in Ludgate Hill, an eastward continuation of Fleet Street, Ludgate Circus and Ludgate Square.

St Alphege London Wall

St Alphege or St Alphage London Wall was a church in Bassishaw Ward in the City of London, built directly upon London Wall. It was also known as St Alphege Cripplegate, from its proximity to Cripplegate. It is now operated as St Alphege Gardens.

Anthony Holmead Archeological Site

Anthony Holmead Archeological Site, at Mitchell Park, is a historic site located at 1801 23rd Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C., in the Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood.

Scheduled monuments in Devon

Brixham Battery. (Бриксхэме Батареи) Ash Hole Cavern. (Зола Отверстие Пещеры) Salcombe Castle. (Замок Солкомбе) Kents Cavern. (Кентс Пещера) Meldon Viaduct. (Мэлдон Виадук) Malmsmead Bridge. (Мост Malmsmead) Boringdon Camp. (Лагерь Boringdon) Cas ...

Scheduled monuments in Cornwall

This is a list of scheduled monuments in Cornwall, United Kingdom. Monuments are listed by Historic England as part of the National Heritage List for England. For the scope of this list, the Isles of Sicily are included and the ceremonial county ...

Scheduled monuments in Somerset

There are over 670 scheduled monuments in the ceremonial county of Somerset in South West England. The county consists of a non-metropolitan county, administered by Somerset County Council, which is divided into five districts, and two unitary au ...

Scheduled monuments in the West Midlands

In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a "nationally important" archaeological site or historic building that has been given protection against unauthorised change by being placed on a list by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and ...

Scheduled monuments in South Yorkshire

This is a list of scheduled monuments in South Yorkshire, a metropolitan county in England. In the United Kingdom, the monument is a "nationally important" archaeological monument or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change ...

La Bouche du Roi (artwork)

La Bouche du Roi is an artwork by Romuald Hazoume, an artist from the Republic of Benin, West Africa, for the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. It was bought by the British Museum, where it is on display in Room 35 from 22 March to 1 ...

Castell Aberlleiniog

Castell Aberlleiniog is a motte and bailey fortress near the Welsh village of Llangoed on the Isle of Anglesey, built between 1080 and 1099 by Hugh dAvranches, 1st Earl of Chester. It is about two miles distant from Beaumaris Castle, and was buil ...

Beaumaris town walls

The town of Beaumaris was constructed by Edward I in 1296, following the English kings successful invasion of North Wales. The town was guarded by a castle, but had no protective wall. Limited foundations appear to have been built for a protectiv ...

Din Lligwy

Din Lligwy hut circle is an ancient village site near the east coast of Anglesey, close to the village of Moelfre, North Wales. Excavations in 1905-1907 produced hundreds of Roman-period pot Sherds of the 3rd and 4th centuries CE, Many repaired w ...

Holyhead Mountain Hut Circles

The Holyhead Mountain Hut Circles, also known as Cytiaur Gwyddelod or the Irishmens Huts, are the remains of a group of prehistoric huts near Trearddur on Holy Island, Anglesey, Wales. The site is under the care of Cadw and can be visited all yea ...

Lligwy Burial Chamber

Lligwy Burial Chamber is a Neolithic burial chamber in Lligwy, near the east coast of Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom. It consists of a circle of upright stones, made into a low chamber by a very large roof slab estimated at 25 tonnes. Excavation ...

Pant-y-Saer Burial Chamber

Pant-y-Saer is a Neolithic dolmen near the small town of Benllech in Anglesey, Wales. This burial chamber is partially collapsed with the massive capstone resting on the ground at one end. The remains of fifty-six people who were buried here have ...

Presaddfed Burial Chamber

Presaddfed Burial Chamber is a listed monument in Anglesey, north Wales, comprising two Neolithic chamber tombs. It is a scheduled ancient monument and is located a short distance northwest of Bodedern. It is maintained by Cadw.

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