Jacobite Glasses, 18th century most often used for toasting Prince Charles Edward Stuart (“Bonnie Prince Charlie”). The Jacobites were supporters of the exiled King James II who abdicated in 1698, and of his descendants James Edward Stuart (the “Old Pretender”) and his son Charles Edward Stuart (the “Young Pretender”).
"Campbell secured a piece of bone from the skeleton of the Bruce, taken when the King's grave was discovered in Dunfermline Abbey in 1818. The reliquary was to be housed below the effigy of the King. The effigy is the work of Carrick; Carrick probably designed it & may have executed the working model, but Carrick did not carve in wood and the model was passed on to a wood carver, probably a Mr. Hubert Good, for the final execution. The marble face and hands were likely picked up by…
St Edwards Crown - Anne Boleyn is the only consort, before or since, to have been crowned with the St Edward crown, which is reserved for the actual monarch. On 1 June 1533, Anne was anointed, then this crown was placed on her, a spectre of gold was placed in her right hand, and a rod of ivory was placed in her left hand. She was basically crowned as regnant.
But mum, I don't need a bath! Adorable orphan ape Mr Bernie, two, does all he can to avoid getting his fur wet
Adorable orphan ape Mr Bernie does all he can to avoid getting his fur wet in bath in Borneo... Please help this orphans and donate to Sumatran Orangutang Society ... www.orangutans-sos.org/ Sumatran orangutans are critically endangered. Habitat loss and poaching are pushing them towards imminent extinction.