Dancers, Schedel Chronicle saec. XV
A monk-cellarer, while filling a jug with wine from a barrel, sneaks a drink for himself. Illumination from Li Livres dou Santé by Aldobrandino of Siena, France, late 13th century; now in the British Library.
The Young Knight by Howard Chandler Christy, 1911
Richard III’s last moments were likely quick but terrifying, according to a new study of the death wounds of the last king of England to die in battle.
The last king of the Plantagenet dynasty faced his death at the Battle of Bosworth Field on Aug. 22, 1485, only two years after ascending the…
Jesus Hospital, Bray, Berkshire (UK), photographed by Henry W Taunt
The Jesus Hospital is a red-brick group of almhouses, founded in 1609 by William Goddard, whose full-size effigy stands over the entrance, to house thirty-four of the aged poor of Bray and six of the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers to which he belonged.
What a serene retirement home the worshipful fishmongers have.
me: hey American friend i bought this football for you
American friend: *stops playing the banjo and cleaning their guns and drinking their soda* Oh y’all know me too well I love them good ol’ sports hell yeah