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Chester Walls: Civil War Damage

Chester Walls: Civil War Damage

Siege damage to the Chester City Walls following the First English Civil War, 1645 - 1646 CE.

Is every major culture in the same year?

Is every major culture in the same year?

In the Western world the current year is 2014, which is the number of years since the birth of the Christian messiah. Given that Christianity is not the dominant religion in every part of the world…

Ireland Population - History

Ireland Population - History

IRELANDThe majority of the people of Ireland are Celtic. There is a small English minority. The overwhelming majority of the people of Ireland are Roman Catholic. There is a small Anglican minority. Ireland has traditionally had a large net migration, as thousands every year left Ireland for the new world.

Hillfort Revealed As One Of The Largest Pictish Settlements in Scotland

Hillfort Revealed As One Of The Largest Pictish Settlements in Scotland

The Tap o' Noth is a whale-backed hill about 20 miles west of Inverurie in Aberdeenshire, close to the village of Rhynie in Scotland, and on its summit is the second highest hillfort in Scotland, by the same name.

This Day In History: 04/27/4977 BC - Kepler's Creation Date

This Day In History: 04/27/4977 BC - Kepler's Creation Date

The first Social Security check was mailed, Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant was born, the Universe was supposedly created, and Vladimir Putin visits Israel during the Middle East crisis in This Day in History video. The date is April 27th. Ida May Fuller received the first Social Security check for no other reason than her name was first on the list.

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

Image Credit: ShutterstockBlenheim Palace is a vast 18th century palace that has been the seat of the Dukes of Marlborough for 300 years. Visitors are invited to explore its stunning interiors and exhibitions detailing the history of some of its most eminent inhabitants.Blenheim Palace historyBlenheim Palace was built between 1705 and 1722 after the land on which it now stands was gifted to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough.