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A portrait of Phillip II (1527-1598), King of Spain. After Anthonis Mor, 1558. Philip's wife Mary I of England died the same year that this portrait was painted.

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Now I'm curious to check what this is about. Thanks to Hetalia I've become a history geek XD

Now I'm curious to check what this is about. Thanks to Hetalia I've become a history geek XD

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I love worldatlas.com! It has all the maps you'll need for studying Geography! We're doing all of Europe including all the bodies of water & landforms.

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from TheMetaPicture.com

Borders Between Countries

Donald Trump; ruining america's 'free country' reputation since whenever he started.

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Dutch government official claims Islamic State militant group is ‘Zionist plan’

Brexit - The Movie PLEASE WATCH

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The Jacobites were the supporters of King James VII (of Scotland) and II (of England) and his heirs. James VII and II ruled Britain from 1685 to 1689 but because he was a Roman Catholic he was replaced by his daughter Mary and her husband, the Dutch Prince William of Orange. Those who continued to support the exiled James (‘Jacobus’ being the name in Latin) became known as ‘Jacobites’.

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March 20, 1602: The Dutch East India Company is founded. The Dutch East India Company (Vereenigde Oost-indische Compagnie) was founded through the sponsorship of the Dutch government, who granted it a monopoly over trade in the East Indies through a charter that was set to expire after twenty-one years. The company could, through this charter, build forts and conduct military and diplomatic activities in the area, which would help to protect and direct Dutch trade in the East Indies

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (Dutch 1606–1669) [Dutch Golden Age, Baroque] Portrait of Marten Soolmans, 1634. Oil on canvas, 207 x 132.5 cm. Private collection.

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During WWII, fashion designer Norman Hartnell was subject to the government trading & rationing restrictions as everyone else; the number of buttons, fastenings & amount of embroideries were all rationed.Clients ordered clothes within the restrictions or had existing clothes altered. This also applied to The Queen, who appeared in her best possible clothes in bombed areas around the country. Hartnell received her endorsement to design elegant & innovative clothes conforming to strict…

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