Beautiful photograph of Bottallack engine house amidst stormy seas and crashing waves. Cornwall, England Photo by Peter Hulance Photography.

Beautiful photograph of one of The Crowns Engine Houses, Botallack, amidst stormy seas and crashing waves. Cornwall, England Photo by Peter Hulance Photography.

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"The [lamp] well contained pilchard oil and the smell was fishy" (Ross Poldark 1, X, 2). "Cornwall's fishing industry was mainly based on the enormous catches of the pilchard, a type of sardine" (georgianindex.net). "Each fishing village had many cellars where the pilchards were processed. The pilchards were placed in stone tanks, salted and pressed. The oil escaped through a drain hole and was collected" (http://www.pznow.co.uk/maritime/fishing1.html). IMG: wiki

Cornish Pilchards, also known as sardines outside of Cornwall, Pilchards are small oily fish from the herring family. Sardines are an important part of Cornish Cuisince and were for centuries a sta…

"Jinny [Martin] was a spaller at the mine" (Ross Poldark, 1, iii, 3). Spalling - breaking up ore using a cobbing hammer. Bal-maiden - a girl who works on the surface of a mine (F.W.P. Jago, The Ancient Language and the Dialect of Cornwall, p. 111). Img: wiki

BAL MAIDEN: 'Jinny [Martin] was a spaller at the mine' (Ross Poldark, iii, Spalling - breaking up ore using a cobbing hammer. Bal-maiden - a girl who works on the surface of a mine (F. Jago, 'The Ancient Language and the Dialect of Cornwall', ✫ღ⊰n

After being wounded, Ross was drafted to NY: "He's in New York, now [...] part of the 62nd regiment of foot" (Ross Poldark, prologue). Painting depicting a soldier from a light company and an officer from a different company of the same regiment. Given the date when the painting was created, 1772 or 1773, as well as the facings, lace and hats, it appears that the two men are from the 62nd Regiment of Foot (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/62nd_%28Wiltshire%29_Regiment_of_Foot).

After being wounded, Ross was drafted to NY: "He's in New York, now [...] part of the 62nd regiment of foot" (Ross Poldark, prologue). Painting depicting a soldier from a light company and an officer from a different company of the same regiment. Given the date when the painting was created, 1772 or 1773, as well as the facings, lace and hats, it appears that the two men are from the 62nd Regiment of Foot (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/62nd_%28Wiltshire%29_Regiment_of_Foot).

John Treneglos "traced his ancestry back to Robert, Count of Mortain" (Ross Poldark 3, viii). Robert, Count of Mortain, 2nd Earl of Cornwall (c. 1031–1090) - Norman nobleman and the half-brother of William I of England; one of the participants at the Battle of Hastings. At the time of the Domesday Book he was one of the greatest landholders in England. Pictured: scene in the Bayeux Tapestery depicting "Rotbert," Count of Mortain, and his brothers (wiki).

Keep it in the family - Duke William with half brothers Odo and Robert

Eleanor Tomlinson, dress by Philosophy de Lorenzo Serafin

Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson on Aidan Turner and why they can’t stop laughing during sex scenes

Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson on Aidan Turner and why they can’t stop laughing during sex scenes

The home of John Alden. (1599 – September 12, 1687) is said to be the first person from the Mayflower to set foot on Plymouth Rock in 1620.He was a ship-carpenter by trade and a cooper for Mayflower, which was usually docked at Southampton. He was also one of the founders of Plymouth Colony and the seventh signer of the Mayflower Compact.

John Alden's house, built c. 1653 in Duxbury, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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