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Gift Horse in Trafalgar Square

There’s a skeleton in Trafalgar Square.

Since 1999 the plinth in the northwest corner of Trafalgar Square has been used as a temporary location for a series of artworks.  239 more words

Photography

Regency Personalities Series-Sir Richard Bickerton

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 173 more words

Writing

Yi vs. Horatio:  Who's much better Naval Tactician?

Histories have many great people, people who were the key to liberation. We all know the war has its part in human civilization. The art of wars, from land to sky and the war of the sea has also their share of stories. 607 more words

History

GREAT WARSHIPS OF HISTORY: SHIP OF THE LINE

Deadliest Blogger continues its presentation of the great warships of history with a look as the main battleships of the Age of Sail: the Ship of the Line! 79 more words

Today in 1797, in the waters off Cape St. Vincent,

The Battle of Cape St. Vincent, pitting Great Britain’s Royal Navy against the Spanish Fleet, was fought.

The engagement was the first of an important series of Horatio Nelson’s naval victories leading up to the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. 262 more words

Military History

Nelson Standing Tall

Standing 170 feet Horatio Nelson casts his gaze down Whitehall, a beautiful reminder of a courageous man. This statue is situated in one of my favourite locations, I quickly realised that as many times as I have visited Trafalgar Square I don’t pay anywhere near enough attention to Nelson himself, it is such a calming spot in a bustling London. 17 more words

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Regency Personalities Series-Admiral Sir Richard Goodwin Keats

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 1,864 more words

Writing