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Richard Hounslow Great Britain

King Richard I of England and King Richard IV of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Count of Maine, Count of Nantes and Overlord of Brittany, 1157-1199.Some historians claim that he was nicknamed the Lionheart long before he became king, because at age only 16 he was already head of a huge army and fearless in battle. Other historians claim that Lionheart was a name attributed to him in legend, long after he died. As is the way with so many heroic figures there is a lot of myth…


Micklegate Bar (in York) is probably the most important Bar being the gateway to the south. The Bar was therefore the natural location for the city dignitaries to greet visiting royalty but it was also the principal gate for displaying the heads of traitors! York, England


David Florence and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain win silver at Rio 2016 for…

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Lady Teazle; Lady Sneerwell; Mrs Candour

Lady Teazle; Lady Sneerwell; Mrs Candour, The three dolls are dresed as characters from the play 'A School for Scandal' by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, which was first performed at Drury Lane Theatre in London on May 8th 1777. England, Great Britain (probably, made), ca. 1930 (made) Materials and Techniques: Carved wood with sewn and decorated fabric. Made by Hugh Hugo. V&A Search the Collections

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Who Were the Queens of England from the Houses of York and Lancaster?

Anne Neville (1456 - 1485). Wife of Richard III. Queen from 1483 - 1485. Richard was said to be very in love with her. When he wanted to marry her, her sister, who was married to Richard's older brother, dressed Anne like a servant girl and forced her to work in the kitchen. Richard found her and ran away with her. They had one son, Edward of Middleham.


Richard Hounslow and David Florence of Great Britain compete during the canoe…


London 2012 Olympics: Men's double canoe

David Florence of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow compete in the mens`s canoe double semi final

Team GB's Etienne Stott can barely contain his joy after winning gold in the men's canoe double with partner Tim Baillie. Great Britain took gold and silver after Richard Hounslow and David Florence finished second.

King Edward IV & his Queen, Elizabeth Woodville at Reading Abby, 1464. Mnemonic to remember the Royal Houses of England and Great Britain: Never A Plan Like Yours To Study Oral History So Wisely = Norman, Angevin, Plantagenet, Lancaster, YORK, Tudor, Stuart, Orange, Hanover, Saxe-Coburg, Windsor


At sunset on the eve of the Battle of Bosworth, Richard rode into Leicester on his horse, named White Surrey.