Henrietta Maria of France was the Queen consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland as the wife of King Charles I. She was mother of two kings, Charles II and James II, and grandmother of two queens and one king, Mary II, William III and Anne of Great Britain, as well as paternal aunt of Louis XIV of France. The North American Province of Maryland was named in her honour, and the name was carried over into the current U.S. state of Maryland.
Kiplin Hall. Yorkshire. A unique gem of Jacobean architecture, with steep gables and towers in the centre of each side of its rectangle topped with octagonal ogival domes. Built of brick and reminiscent of Hatfield, although on a smaller scale. George Calvert, the builder, was Secretary of State to James I. Later Calvert founded the colony of Maryland in America, and named its capital after his peerage, Lord Baltimore. Visit the house and join the HHA here! HHA Friends visit free…
Annie Leibovitz Born Anna-Lou Leibovitz October 2, 1949 (age 65) Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S. Nationality American Education San Francisco Art Institute Known for Photography Anna-Lou "Annie" Leibovitz (/ˈliːbəvɪts/; born October 2, 1949) is an American portrait photographer. Rolling Stone magazine
Victor NizovtsevVictor Nizovtsev was born in Russia and studied at the Ilia Repin Collge for Art in Chisinau, Moldavia and the Vera Muhina University for Industrial Arts in St. Petersburg. He now lives in the U.S. in Maryland. His paintings have some of the narrative character of Golden Age children’s book illustration, and draw on influences from Art Nouveau,
USS Nimitz, is a supercarrier in the US Navy the lead ship of her class. She was laid down, launched and commissioned as CVAN-68 but was redesignated CVN 68 (nuclear-powered multimission aircraft carrier) on 30 June 1975 as part of the fleet realignment of that year. Electronic warfare and decoys: SLQ-32A(V)4 Countermeasures suite SLQ-25A Nixie torpedo countermeasures Armament: 2 × 21 cell Sea RAM 2 × Mk 29 Sea Sparrow Armor: Classified Aircraft carried: 90 fixed wing and helicopters