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St Peter ad Vincula- where Anne's bones are buried. Her cousin Katherine Howard, also executed by Henry, too lays in rest here.

St Peter ad Vincula- where Anne's bones are buried. Her cousin Katherine Howard, also executed by Henry, too lays in rest here.

Reminds me of my 'Indian Captive' historical fiction days in Junior High.   The true story of Olive Oatman, captive white girl in the Old West.

Olive Oatman: More Than the Girl with the Chin Tattoo

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

Chatsworth House, the setting for Mr. Darcy's home in the latest version of Pride and Prejudice.

Chatsworth, Derbyshire, England, photo by Ally Mac (Pemberley Pride & Prejudice

Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey) Hampshire, England, UK by prattspottery

Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey) Hampshire, England - the property is the main character in this series.I so want to see this place.

Bury St Edmunds Abbey ruins, Suffolk, England, UK. In 1214, the Archbishop of Canterbury and 25 barons swore at the high altar that they would make King John sign the charter that would become Magna Carta. He signed it (under protest) at Runnymede the following year. The top and bottom photos show the high altar where the barons made their vow; the middle engravings mark the spot and list the 25 barons. The town’s motto is “Shrine of a King; Cradle of the Law”.

In the Archbishop of Canterbury and 25 barons swore at the high altar that they would make King John sign the charter that would become Magna Carta. He signed it (under protest) at Runnymede the fol

Lincoln Cathedral (Lincoln, England) - I want to visit the tomb of my 18th great-grandmother, Katherine de Roet, Duchess of Lancaster. She married John of Gaunt, fourth son of King Edward III of England.

Lincoln Cathedral (Lincoln, England) - the tomb Katherine de Roet, Duchess of Lancaster is here. She married John of Gaunt, fourth son of King Edward III of England.

Cloister in glouster england

Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester, England, photo by Alan Coles. 🎨 Beauty in Art 🌍”

King John -- yes, THAT King John.  We prefer to think of him as the Magna Carta signer rather than the Robin Hood villain.

Norman, Angevin and Plantagenet Kings of England - King John, first of the Plantagenet Dynasty to be buried in England

Fountains Abbey - Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, England modern ruins vacant building abandoned places, via Cyndi Young

Shoes on the Danube | Alive On All Channels  January 27th, hundreds of metal shoes are placed on the banks of the River Danube in Hungary to mark the slaughter of hundreds of Jewish people who were ordered to place their shoes on the bank before being shot and pushed in the river by Hungarian militamen. A terrible and poignant reminder of the atrocities committed in WW2.  Destination: the World

Iron shoes are pictured on the bank of the Danube on January marking the Holocaust in Hungary. Hundreds of Hungarian Jews had to leave their shoes on the bank before they were shot into the river by Hungarian militiamen during the World War II.

Glastonbury Tor | Since the alleged discovery of Arthur and Guinevere's remains in the 12th century, it has been claimed that Glastonbury Tor stands on the site of ancient Avalon, the island where Arthur died following his final battle against Mordred. Once surrounded by marshland, Glastonbury Tor was virtually an island during the Dark Ages.

Camelot: discovering the legend of King Arthur around Britain

Since the alleged discovery of Arthur and Guinevere's remains in the century, it has been claimed that Glastonbury Tor stands on the site of ancient Avalon. Once surrounded by marshland, it was virtually an island during the Dark Ages.

Scotland

Abandoned Castle Tower home in Scotland. ~Gorgeous♥ Perfect fairytale home. Could this be an Outlander place? Hopefully it's fairy godmother will find it a happy ending

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