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Book of Kells the famous 9th century illuminated manuscript of the gospels written by monks. It is in the Trinity College Library that was built in 1712. It is one of eight buildings on the 40-acre site that collectively hold over 4 million books - one copy of every Irish or British book published since 1801.


Viking treasure trove discovered in Scotland

A large silver alloy Carolingian lidded vessel, part of the hoard of Viking treasure unearthed by metal-detecting enthusiast Derek McLennan, 47, in one of the most significant finds of its kind ever made in Scotland.


Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire. The Imperial Crown 2nd half of the 10th century The cross is an addition from the early 11th century; the arch dates from the reign of Emperor Conrad II (ruled 1024-1039); the red velvet cap is from the 18th century. Gold, cloisonné enamel, precious stones, pearls Brow plate

Disk Brooch, 675–700 Frankish; Found in Niederbreisig, western Germany Gold sheet with filigree and inlays of garnet, glass, and mother-of-pearl


Pepin the Short, Charlemagne, & so on & so forth... just of the names of my ancestors.~House of History, LLC.



Brooch (Frankish, 6th- 7th c)- THIERRY III. 4) CHRONIQUES DE FREDEGAIRE (v 760), 10: "A la même époque, le dit WARATTO, maire du palais, s'éteignit. Il avait une épouse noble et énergique, nommée ANSEFLIDE, dont le gendre, nommé BERCHAIRE, reprit la charge de maire du palais. Il était de petite taille, d'une faible intelligence, inconsistant et emporté, méprisait volontiers l’amitié des Francs et leurs avis.