Archive for the ‘White European History’ Category

White European history – Dec. 6th, 2016

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Five items in total…

Great Lakes: Single-masted sloop “Washington” found in deep water off Oswego, N.Y.

U.K: William The Conqueror not “jovial and generous” after all, researcher finds

Wales: The Aberfan tragedy killed 116 children in 1966

England: 81 “extremely rare” tree-trunk coffins found at early Christian Anglo-Saxon cemetery

Great Lakes: Sunken scow-sloop “Black Duck” found in deep water off Oswego, N.Y.

White European history – July 30th, 2016

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Six items in total…

United Kingdom: Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose now on display after sinking the Solent in 1545

Albania: King Skanderbeg rebelled against the Ottoman Empire, defeating them at the Battle of Torvioll in 1444

United Kingdom: Londinium – Roman ruins lurk in parking garages and forgotten churches

Canada: 18th century British fortress located in Lunenburg N.S?

United Kingdom: Find of over 400 wooden tablets includes the oldest handwritten document ever found in Britain

Canada: Wreck of the schooner Royal Albert – lost in 1868 – found in Lake Ontario

June 30th, 1916 – “The day Sussex died”

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

This post is about my great-uncle George Beale, who died in the Great War and is honoured with a brass plaque on the wall of the church in the village where he was born.

Although he was a Gloucestershire man, he was a member of the 13th Royal Sussex Regiment. He signed up at Hastings, and the reason for his being there is a mystery which will remain unsolved.

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White European history – April 7th, 2016

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Five items in total…

Canada: Ancient site with an iron-working hearth-stone reveals Viking presence in Newfoundland one thousand years ago

Scotland: Remains of ancient Partick Castle uncovered in Glasgow

Canada: Dozens of Victorian-era “British home children” unmarked and virtually forgotten in a pair of mass graves at an Etobicoke cemetery – now a research group is identifying them and “reclaiming their pasts”

Europe: Had the Battle of Lepanto (1571) been lost, Europe may well have been over-run by the Muslims – how quickly we forget…

Canada: Calls for 150 year-old farmhouse to be preserved as the Greater Toronto Area relentlessly swallows up countless acres of “Grade A” farmland for housing, destroying local history

White European history – February 25th, 2016

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Scotland: Art gallery renovations reveal Dominican Priory mass grave from the 13th century

Canada: Bundle of wartime letters from 70 years ago found in stolen car

U.S.A: 16th century Spanish pottery find leads to long-lost settlement in Florida

Spain: Massive neolithic tomb extensively examined for the first time

U.K: Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory to be repaired using Scottish oak trees – took more than 5,500 oak trees to build

White European history – January 19th, 2016

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Bronze-Age fire leaves evidence of life 3,000 years ago – “The family got out, and never came back. Their house collapsed into the river, where its contents cooled instantly, preserved in clay”

Iron-Age Norwegians liked their bling, as shown by various finds of coloured beads

The 240 year old “writer automaton” doll from Switzerland

Century-old Australian Antarctic outpost yields coal shovel, food jars, wooden implements

Interbreeding with archaic humans assisted in shaping our adaptation to our environment – “Neanderthals, for example, had lived in Europe and Western Asia for around 200,000 years before the arrival of modern humans. They were likely well adapted to the local climate, foods, and pathogens…”

White European history – December 6th, 2015

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Spain: World’s largest known sunken treasure found off Columbia

Canada: The Avro C-102 Jetliner

Ontario: Historical group retraces Toronto Carrying-Place trail for 400th anniversary of first European expedition into the Lake Ontario region

U.K: Stone Age dwelling built from the roots of a fallen tree uncovered near Stonehenge

New York City: Watermain replacement work uncovers old burial vaults, will be re-routed

White European history – August 23rd, 2015

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

U.S: “Exact location” of the Lost Colony believed found in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

Canada: Famed polar explorer Roald Amundsen’s ship “Maud” to be re-floated and returned to Norway

The Civil War reviewed: the U.S. Constitution would never have been ratified if the States had thought they could not regain their sovereignty

Italy: Ten thousand year old monolith found in Mediterranean

U.S: Lost ship found in Lake Michigan over 100 years after sinking still in “pristine” condition

White European history – June 13th, 2015

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

U.K: Archeologists find evidence of “ancient gold trade route” between Cornwall and Ireland

Vikings: Exploits would not have been possible without the women and the textile industry that made the sails for long-ships

U.K: Viking DNA found throughout England and Scotland

Europe: The Celts and the Basques – “two under-rated peoples”

Oklahoma: Blackboard discovery highlights how educational standards – and racial pride – have deteriorated over the years

White European history – March 27th, 2015

Friday, March 27th, 2015

U.K: King Richard III to be buried in a tomb “fit for a royal” at Leicester Cathedral

Canada: Navy divers to help Parks Canada archeologists explore the sunken wreck of HMS Erebus

Greece: Stunning finds from ancient shipwreck

U.K: Tram works unearth piece of Scottish pre-history

U.S: Two sunken canal boats from mid-1800s found in Lake Ontario