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The Curse of the Cliff House

The Cliff House, perched majestically above the ocean near San Francisco’s northwestern tip, has been one of the city’s most famous landmarks since it opened in 1863… Read more from Celtic Radio.

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Give a Girl a Sword!

Bristol actress Maisie Williams has been credited with getting more women sword fighting in her the Bristol area – thanks to her powerful performances in Game of Thrones. Twenty-year-old Maisie, who was born in Bristol and grew up in nearby … Continue reading

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Tudor Palace Found

Archaeologists in London have uncovered the remains of Greenwich Palace, the birthplace of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I… Read More

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Medieval Scholars

Nobody geeks out over “Game of Thrones” like medieval scholars! Of all Monday morning Game of Thrones recaps, one of the most delightfully esoteric can be found on the Instagram and Tumblr accounts of the Getty museum in Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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Medieval Graves

According to archaeologists, a reopened grave usually indicates grave robbery. Martine van Haperen, however, draws a different conclusion. Mediaeval people presumably reopened graves to strengthen the ties with their family ancestors: they would take objects with a strong symbolic significance. … Continue reading

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