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The Royals TUMBLR: Prince Harry is greeted by the Governor General His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams as he arrives at VC Bird International Aiport on the first day of an official visit on November 20, 2016 in St John’s, Antigua.

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The sword of Godfrey of Bouillon on display in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Godfrey was a medieval Frankish knight who was one of the leaders of the First Crusade from 1096 until his death. Godfrey became the first ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, although he refused the title "King"; he believed that the true King of Jerusalem is Christ. The size of this sword is awesome. Try to think of fighting for a full day by wielding this weapon with one hand.

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from Mail Online

An "Hour Horary Quadrant" (one of the first timekeeping devices for dividing a day into 24 hours) bearing the seal of England's King Richard II, dating from 1396.

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One of the very first Little Betty machines. Note the fairy herself picking berries. Model W1/01 circa 1948. The legend of Little Betty: The story goes that Little Betty was a sweet little fairy that used to sit on the factory owner’s sewing machines while he pottered away making his first models. She would often fly into the forest and pick berries for his supper. One cold winters day the window suddenly blew shut with a load bang! She was so shocked she flew away. Although he often…

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from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophrosyne "Sophrosyne was a Greek goddess. She was the spirit of moderation, self-control, temperance, restraint, and discretion. She was considered to be one of the good spirits that escaped Pandora's box when the first woman had opened the lid and fled to Olympos. Her Roman goddess equivalents were Continetia, the goddess of continence and moderations, and Sobrietas, the goddess of temperance and sobriety."

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