Ferdinand Magellan (1480 -1521) was a Portuguese explorer and served King Charles I of Spain. Magellan's expedition of 1519–1522 became the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean (then named "peaceful sea" by Magellan and the first to cross the Pacific. It also completed the first circumnavigation of the Earth, although Magellan himself did not complete the entire voyage, being killed during the Battle of Mactan in the Philippines
Flora MacDonald, the Jacobite heroine. Flora is famous for helping Bonnie Prince Charlie escape from Scotland after the defeat at the Battle of Culloden, disguising him as her maid, Betty Burke. She died in Kingsburgh, Skye, in the same bed in which Bonnie Prince Charlie had slept during his escape. Her funeral was said to have been attended by over three thousand mourners, and three hundred gallons of whisky were drunk at it.
The oldest known photograph of the #Alamo in 1849 in San Antonio, Texas. It's a daguerreotype photo. It was taken 13 years after the battle. This photograph is at the University of Texas in Austin in the center of American history../ qw
Ferdinand Magellan (1480 – 27 April 1521) was a Portuguese explorer who became known for having organised the first circumnavigation of the Earth. Magellan himself did not complete the entire voyage, being killed during the Battle of Mactan in the Philippines.
Sudeley Castle, A lovely part of the House--Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Cotswold Hills, Sudeley Castle is steeped in history. With royal connections spanning a thousand years, it has played an important role in the turbulent and changing times of England's past.