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A mass grave in Dorset containing 54 decapitated skeletons was a burial ground for violent Viking mercenaries, according to a Cambridge archaeologist.

Viking mercenaries in mass grave

Mass Grave of the Headless Vikings: Archaeologists were digging up side of a roadway in Dorset when they unearthed a mass grave containing headless remains of 54 Viking mercenaries.

Haile Selassie "Power of the Trinity" (23 July 1892 – 27 August 1975), born Tafari Makonnen,[2] was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974.

Emperor Haile Selassie Emperor Haile Selassie, born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael, was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to He was the heir to a dynasty that traced its origins by tradition from King … Continue reading →

A Pair of English Tole, Copper and Brass Carriage Lights. England. 19th Century.

A Pair of English Tole, Copper and Brass Carriage Lights England Century Tole painting, copper, brass 38 - Available at 2007 November Fine Decorative.

Tudors Coronation Chair at Westminster Abbey

On the June our Queen, Elizabeth II, was crowned with great solemnity and ceremony in Westminster Abbey whilst seated in the ancient Coronation Chair (King Edward’s Chair).

- Peluca de Maria Antonieta

Coiffure de Marie-Antoinette Marie Antoinette wig She also had one with a ship atop waves of curls.

Victorian Roller Skates

steampunktendencies: “ Rare Victorian Era Ritter road-skates or foot bicycles.

Corner Detail from roof of Italian Sedan Chair ca. 1750. This sedan chair was probably made in Italy, or by an Italian maker operating in London . There is a similar one at Westminster Abeey of about the same date

Sedan chair

Corner Detail from roof of Italian Sedan Chair ca. This sedan chair was probably made in Italy, or by an Italian maker operating in London . There is a similar one at Westminster Abeey of about the same date

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