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Shannon Selin
Writer of historical fiction/alternate history, author of Napoleon in America, history blogger (Napoleonic & 19th C)
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Shannon Selin Jul 9
American portrait painter Gilbert Stuart died on July 9, 1828. He left many unfinished portraits, including this interesting one of President John Quincy Adams
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Geri Walton Jul 9
RT : Queen Kamamalu of the Sandwich Islands () died in London on July 8, 1824, age 22, on a fruitless quest to meet King George IV
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Antoine Vanner Jul 9
A remarkable story - and one out of which the visitors emerge with greater dignity than their British hosts. Even at two centuries separation one is outraged by the comments made about them. Thanks - a splendid post.
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Shannon Selin Jul 9
Replying to @AntoineVanner
Thanks, Antoine.
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The Japan Times Jul 9
Remains of one of Napoleon's 1812 generals believed found in Russian park
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♔Kathleen Van Lierop Jul 8
Did you know that Palais du Luxembourg in Paris became the first residence of Napoleon Bonaparte as First Consul of France. More @
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♔Kathleen Van Lierop Jul 8
9 July 1737: Death of Gian Gastone de' Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany. More about him @
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Romance Revolution & Reform Jul 9
We are delighted to announce a jointly hosted lecture with the Southampton Centre for Nineteenth Century Research, by Dr Edward Coss on 'The Bones of Burgos: Life and Death of Napoleonic Infantrymen'. Entry is free, and tickets are available here:
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Antoine Vanner Jul 4
Admiral John Fisher (1841 – 1920), the half-genius, half-madman who refashioned the before WW1, wrote "Memories", an eccentric & entertaining “brain-dump” of reminiscences, proverbs, trivialities, aphorisms, obsessions. Click:
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The Empire scrapbook Jul 9
Sword du jour A Waterloo period Household Cavalry officers sword. A special sword for a special unit this sword carries a French inspired double fullered blade. The blade has some interesting knicks.
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Laurie Benson Jul 9
Hey, gang, I’m participating in an awesome giveaway! Follow me and a bunch of other great Historical Romance authors on and you'll be entered to win 30 FREE Historical Romances + a brand new eReader!
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Suzi Love Jul 9
Older Gentleman's Day Regency Life Series Book 3 by Suzi Love An overview of an o
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Tom Lopez Jul 7
and dueled on July 11, 1804. Hamilton gets the more favorable reviews in historical accounts of the duel, but what largely is ignored in history is that Hamilton had a bad habit of challenging others to a duel.
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Talleyrand-Périgord Jul 9
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Anna M. Thane Jun 26
‚Mit dem größten Vergnügen habe ich das Buch von Anna M. Thane gelesen.‘ (Review / Amazon) "Von tadellosem Ruf" lesen: (link: )
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Lally Brown Jul 9
The inside story of life in exile with ex-emperor .... extraordinary book!
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Lynne Morley Nov 7
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Annie Whitehead Author Jul 9
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Susana write-every-day Ellis Jul 7
"A few words on Coaching Inns" and Conclusion Susana's Parlour
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Maria Grace Jul 9
Women archers were a real thing in Jane Austen's day. Some even called themselves The British Amazons.
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