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Tibet, Padmasambhava (4)

The co-founder of Tibetan Buddhism is normally depicted seated in the lotus position, his right hand holding a thunderbolt or vajra, the left hand holding a skull cup filled with nectar or jewels, a… 262 more words

Asian Art

Tibet, Tsong Khapa (2)

This is an early and exceptional sculpture of Tsong Khapa (1357-1419), founder of the Gelug order. He is seated in the lotus position, his body tightly wrapped in patched garments made of long strips of metal. 272 more words

Asian Art

St George’s Day and Shakespeare’s birthday

April 23rd –  On this day, St George’s Day, in 1390, English pride was  dented by the defeat of the Englishman Lord Welles by the Scotsman Sir David Lindsay in a friendly joust in front of King Richard II – on London Bridge!  247 more words

On This Day

Rare glimpse into England’s medieval past: discarded fragments from The Prick of Conscience re-discovered in the Old Library

Tim Eggington and Paul Harcourt

Queens’ Old Library is fortunate in the fact that, unlike many other rare book libraries, most of its early printed books retain their original bindings. 1,065 more words

16th Century

14th Century Reading List

This list was compiled by Winter Guite, His Excellency, Baron Gryfyn de Moyon, the folk in La Belle Compagnie, Zach Most and Ellice de Valles and shared with the 14th Century Mafia group on Facebook. 1,091 more words

14th Century

Kings and Queens of Englands in the 14th century

Henry III b.1207 d.1272 r.1216-1272  Eleanor of Provence

The Plantagenet Dynasty

Edward I b.1239  d.1307 r.1272-1307 (1) Eleanor (Spanish) (2) Margaret (French)

1306 Robert Bruce is crowned King of Scotland… 160 more words

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