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Fire-ravaged thatched 13th Century Dartmoor pub to rise from ashes in restoration plans

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Fire-ravaged thatched 13th Century Dartmoor pub to rise from ashes in ... A 13th Century thatched Dartmoor pub ravaged by fire nine months ago is to ...
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Comments (0) A 13th Century thatched Dartmoor pub ravaged by fire nine months ago is to rise from the ashes with plans to restore it to its former glory.The Ring of Bells pub was gutted by the blaze that ripped through the historic inn in January this year – destroying its picturesque thatched roof and reducing much of the interior to a smouldering mass.Teams of up to a hundred firefighters from across Devon and Somerset were called to fight the blaze in the Dartmoor village of North Bovey near Moretonhampstead. However, now its owners have submitted plans to repair the pub and restore many of its original features including its thatched roof.An application has been submitted to Dartmoor National Park's planning authority which outlines ...
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Mysterious Voynich Manuscript reborn in facsimile edition

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Wilfred M. Voynich, a rare-book dealer based in London, purchased a cache of medieval manuscripts from the Jesuit order in 1912. The transaction ...
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Wilfred M. Voynich, a rare-book dealer based in London, purchased a cache of medieval manuscripts from the Jesuit order in 1912. The transaction was conducted in secret. Its details remain unclear.The books Voynich acquired came from a collection of 380 manuscripts, mostly 15th-century humanist and classical works, that the Jesuits had earmarked for sale to the Vatican Library. Voynich’s trove included several prized volumes that he sold for tidy sums to American institutions, such as the Morgan Library, the University of Chicago, Princeton University, and Yale University.There was one manuscript — a small volume bound in plain vellum — for which Voynich never found a buyer. Its 234 parchment pages are filled with an intricate and unread...
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Drone captures ruins of 13th-century Italian basilica destroyed by quake

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Drone footage captured on Monday shows the aftermath of a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that destroyed the 13th century Basilica of St. Benedict in ...
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COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.Drone footage captured on Monday shows the aftermath of a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that destroyed the 13th century Basilica of St. Benedict in Norcia, the town closest to the epicenter. The building had survived the August quake, but the latest quake caused the church to collapse. No deaths have been reported, but 20 people were injured and multiple buildings destroyed.READ MORE: 'I saw hell': Norcia 6.6 earthquake devastates historic churches & buildings (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
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11th century minaret in eastern Turkey out-leans Tower of Pisa

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The angle of an 11th century mosque minaret near the eastern Turkish city of Elazığ has drawn comparisons with Pisa's famous leaning tower. The red ...
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The angle of an 11th century mosque minaret near the eastern Turkish city of Elazığ has drawn comparisons with Pisa's famous leaning tower. The red brick minaret of Harput Ulu Mosque in Alayaprak is currently sloping 6.8 degrees away from the perpendicular -- 1.3 degrees greater than the Tower of Pisa's current list, which, according to the organization that looks after the World Heritage site in northwest Italy, is 5.5 degrees. The Seljuk-era mosque -- the first built with an open-air courtyard -- was constructed in 1157 by King Fahrettin Karaaslan of the Artuqid dynasty that ruled the region in the 11th and 12th centuries. Seventeen years later, the Tower of Pisa was erected as a bell tower for the city's cathedral. While not achieving...
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Musik und Mittelalter auf dem Giebichenstein

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Music and the middle ages on the Giebichenstein
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Sie repräsentierten das 10. Jahrhundert auf der Veranstaltung. Wenn das Museum diesen Weg mit guten Darstellern weitergehen würde, wäre das für ...
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They represent the 10th century at the event. If the Museum would go on this way with good actors, for...
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Tatsächlich, es gibt sie. Mittelalterdarsteller mit sorgfältig recherchierter Ausstattung An einem wunderschönen Herbsttag am vorreformatorischen Samstag machte das HalleSpektrum einen Spaziergang hinauf auf dem Giebichenstein und wurde nicht enttäuscht. Zwar schaffte es die Wärme der Sonne nicht bis auf den Burgfelsen hinauf, aber dafür gab es heiße Getränke und Gegrilltes vom Spieß lockte. Es waren Stände für Kinder zwischen den Ruinenmauern vorhanden: Schwerter bemalen, Basteln. Die Musik brachte in Stimmung. Doch hatte die Sängerin selbst Probleme, richtig warm zu werden. Denn, um die Wahrheit zu sagen, um den Giebichenstein kann es richtig ziehen. Die Erzbischöfe von einst brauchten ein gutes Feuer im Kamin. Einige Schornsteine ließ...
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In fact, there is she. Middle Ages starring with carefully researched facilities on a beautiful autumn day in the pre-Reformation Saturday took a walk up the HalleSpektrum on the Giebichenstein and was not disappointed. Although not up the warmth of the Sun on the Castle rocks, managed but there were beverages and grilled the spit lured. There were stalls for children between the walls of ruins of: swords painting, handicraft. The music brought in mood. But the singer had even problems, to be really hot. Because, to tell you the truth, to the Giebichenstein you can pull it properly. The archbishops of once needed a good fire in the fireplace. Some chimneys left...
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The English Claim to the French throne

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... more than three centuries from the inception of the House of Capet until the early 14th century when female inheritance finally had to be introduced.
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English-Heraldic panel with the Coat of Arms of Edward III King of England(reigned_1327–77) The claim dates back to 1340 during Edward III’s reign. His Royal Highness claimed the French Plantagenet dynasty NIL the French throne as the Sororal nephew of the last direct Capetian, Charles IV. Since the election of Hugh Capet in 987, the French crown had always passed based on male-line relations. To enforce the claim to the French throne, Edward III, and his heirs fought the Hundred years war. The war proved successful under Henry V and Henry VI but the House of Valois, a cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty proved victorious and so retained the French throne. The French Fleur-de-lys were included in the royal arms as a result of the Englis...
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Mysterious Voynich Manuscript reborn in facsimile edition

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“When the time comes, I will prove to the world that the black magic of the Middle Ages consisted in discoveries far in advance of 20th-century science ...
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Wilfred M. Voynich, a rare-book dealer based in London, purchased a cache of medieval manuscripts from the Jesuit order in 1912. The transaction was conducted in secret. Its details remain unclear.The books Voynich acquired came from a collection of 380 manuscripts, mostly 15th-century humanist and classical works, that the Jesuits had earmarked for sale to the Vatican Library. Voynich’s trove included several prized volumes that he sold for tidy sums to American institutions, such as the Morgan Library, the University of Chicago, Princeton University, and Yale University.There was one manuscript — a small volume bound in plain vellum — for which Voynich never found a buyer. Its 234 parchment pages are filled with an intricate and unread...
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Treasure over 1500 years old found near Louth

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They have been confirmed as being dated back to the Seventh Century. Dr Adam Daubney, find liaision officer for Lincolnshire County Council told ...
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Comments (0) Anglo-Saxon treasure dating back more than 1,500 years has been dug up in a Louth-area field from a burial mound. Two bronze bowls, a gold pendant and iron weapons including a spearhead, two arrowheads and fragments of a sword were found in a field by Alan Smith, a metal detector enthusiast. They have been confirmed as being dated back to the Seventh Century. Dr Adam Daubney, find liaision officer for Lincolnshire County Council said that the artefacts clearly once belonged to someone with high status. He said: "This is a once in a lifetime discovery. "The finds are exquisite and almost certainly come from a high-status burial that was destroyed through ploughing many years ago.MORE: Fatal Cristal chemical plant explosion wa...
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Halloween : oserez-vous rencontrer la Dame Blanche au Château de Puymartin?

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Halloween: do you dare to meet the White Lady at the Château de Puymartin?
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Édifiée au XIIIe siècle puis remaniée à la Renaissance, la forteresse nichée au cœur de la Dordogne, dans le village de Marquay, à 8 kilomètres à ...
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Built in the 13th century and then revised during the Renaissance, the fortress nestled in the heart of the Dordogne River, in the village of Marquay, 8 kilometers to...
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Connaissez-vous ce castel, en Dordogne? Au détour d'un couloir ou d'un escalier, il ne serait pas rare d'y croiser le fantôme de Thérèse de Saint-Clar, aristocrate du XVIe siècle emmurée dans sa tour pour adultère. La belle Dame accueillera trente visiteurs à partir de 22h. Les places sont proposées aux enchères à partir d'un euro. Une offre qui donne la chair de poule... Dans la nuit du lundi 31 octobre, trente visiteurs pourront parcourir dès 22h les allées du château hanté par la «Dame Blanche». Le site e-commerce Loisirs Enchères propose d'enchérir dès 1 euro afin de remporter une visite privée et exclusive du château de Puymartin. Édifiée au XIIIe siècle puis remaniée à la Renaissance, la forteresse nichée au cœur de la Dordogne, da...
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Do you know this castel in the Dordogne? At the corner of a hallway or stairs, it is not uncommon to come across the ghost of Thérèse de Saint-Clar, the 16th century Aristocrat immured in his tower for adultery. The beautiful lady will host 30 visitors from 22: 00. Places are offered for auction starting at one dollar. An offer that gives goosebumps... In the night of Monday, October 31, 30 visitors will be able to browse the aisles of the Castle haunted by the "White Lady" from 10 pm. The e-commerce leisure auction site offers to bid from 1 euro in order to win a private tour of the chateau Puymartin. Built in the 13th century, then revised during the Renaissance, the fortress nestled in the heart of the Dordogne, da...
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Musik und Mittelalter auf dem Giebichenstein

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Music and the middle ages on the Giebichenstein
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An einem wunderschönen Herbsttag am vorreformatorischen Samstag machte das HalleSpektrum einen Spaziergang hinauf auf dem Giebichenstein ...
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On a beautiful autumn day the pre-Reformation Saturday, the HalleSpektrum took a walk up to the Giebichenstein...
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Tatsächlich, es gibt sie. Mittelalterdarsteller mit sorgfältig recherchierter Ausstattung An einem wunderschönen Herbsttag am vorreformatorischen Samstag machte das HalleSpektrum einen Spaziergang hinauf auf dem Giebichenstein und wurde nicht enttäuscht. Zwar schaffte es die Wärme der Sonne nicht bis auf den Burgfelsen hinauf, aber dafür gab es heiße Getränke und Gegrilltes vom Spieß lockte. Es waren Stände für Kinder zwischen den Ruinenmauern vorhanden: Schwerter bemalen, Basteln. Die Musik brachte in Stimmung. Doch hatte die Sängerin selbst Probleme, richtig warm zu werden. Denn, um die Wahrheit zu sagen, um den Giebichenstein kann es richtig ziehen. Die Erzbischöfe von einst brauchten ein gutes Feuer im Kamin. Einige Schornsteine ließ...
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In fact, there is she. Middle Ages starring with carefully researched facilities on a beautiful autumn day in the pre-Reformation Saturday took a walk up the HalleSpektrum on the Giebichenstein and was not disappointed. Although not up the warmth of the Sun on the Castle rocks, managed but there were beverages and grilled the spit lured. There were stalls for children between the walls of ruins of: swords painting, handicraft. The music brought in mood. But the singer had even problems, to be really hot. Because, to tell you the truth, to the Giebichenstein you can pull it properly. The archbishops of once needed a good fire in the fireplace. Some chimneys left...
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