Cynric-King of Wessex-son of Cerdic~King from 534-560. During his reign it is said that he captured Old Sarum and that in 556 he and his son Ceawlin won a battle against the Britons at Beranburh (Barbury Castle).
József Fischer Szépvölgyi street 88.B, Budapest 1933-1934: Hungarian Bauhaus architecture then and now Article 1 in hungarian: http://nol.hu/lap/kult/20090715-lebego_villa_a_budai_hegyoldalban Article 2 in hungaraian: http://www.budaipolgar.hu/helytortenet/Zentai_villa.html Hungarian wikipedia biography: https://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fischer_J%C3%B3zsef_(%C3%A9p%C3%ADt%C3%A9sz)
World War 1 - 100 years ago, British and German soldiers put down their weapons, walked out into the desolation of "No-Man’s Land" and shook hands. The cause was the Christmas Cease Fire of 1914. In a moment unique to the First World War, troops were given a moment of respite from the horrors of the war when soldiers exchanged gifts, looked at each others’ family photographs and played friendly games of football with the enemy.
Model of Old London Bridge, John B. Thorp. Seen from the East with part of the Pool of London shipping in the foreground, in about 16th century. This view of London Bridge shows St. Magnus Martyr church on the north bank and Nonsuch House in the foreground - Nonsuch house replaced the medieval drawbridge gatehouse. Artist/Photographer/Maker John B. Thorp 1901-1939