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England, past due 1547. Henry VIII is lifeless. His 14-year-old daughter Elizabeth resides with the outdated king's widow Catherine Parr and her new husband Thomas Seymour. formidable, fascinating and hazardous, Seymour starts off an overt flirtation with Elizabeth that results in her being despatched away through Catherine.
When Catherine dies in autumn 1548 and Seymour is arrested for treason quickly after, the scandal explodes into the open. on my own and in dreadful hazard, Elizabeth is heavily wondered by means of the king's regency council: used to be she nonetheless a virgin? used to be there a toddler? Had she promised to marry Seymour? In her replies, she indicates the shrewdness and spirit she might later be recognized for. She survives the scandal. Thomas Seymour isn't really so lucky.
The Seymour Scandal ended in the construction of the Virgin Queen. On listening to of Seymour's beheading, Elizabeth saw 'This day died a guy of a lot wit, and extremely little judgement'. His destiny remained together with her. She may by no means enable her middle to rule her head back.
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An epic account of King Henry V and the mythical conflict of Agincourt, from the writer of the bestselling Time Traveller's consultant to Medieval England.
Henry V is thought of as the nice English hero. Lionised in his personal lifetime for his victory at Agincourt, his piety and his rigorous program of justice, he used to be increased by way of Shakespeare right into a champion of English nationalism. yet does he quite should be regarded as 'the maximum guy who ever governed England'?
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47 and 297 Squadrons maintained and operated 23 Hastings at Schleswigland. The first arrived on 1 November 1948, piloted by Sqdr. S. Finlayson. , Westminster Airways, British American Air Services, and Scottish Airlines used the base, operating 11 Halton Tankers, which began to arrive 24 November 1948, with the remaining aircraft in January 1949. On 6 September 1949, FIt. Lt. J. Harper flew the final Operation Plainfare mission from Sch1eswigland. F. Hastings from Schleswigland accounted for 49,981 tons.
F. Sunderlands were already anodized as protection against sea water, and were therefore ideal for carrying the corrosive salt. Later when the flying boats could not alight on Lake Havel, some of the Halifaxes were also anodized to resist corrosion. An Avro Lancastriall. of Flight Refuelling, one of the companies chartered by the British government. Specially designed for in-flight refuelltng of other aircraft to provide increased range, this type was already equipped to cany fuel. i. Jackson collection) 31 Combined Airlift Route Pattern The Traffic System The three air corridors into Berlin were 20 miles wide, and pilots had to take great care not to stray away from them.
When Tunner arrived, he assessed the situation: "We look upon the Lift not as an end in itself. " Tunner believed that certain factors: immaculate maintenance, safety, instrument flying, rhythm, radar-assisted approaches, and competition-all these were vital for the success of the Airlift. From I Dates" Alaskan Air Cammand Troop Carrier Co~mand 28 June-II July 1948 MATS, Continentol Division 10-13 July 1948 MATS Atlantic Division, 2Squodrons Pocific Division, 4Squadrons Cantinental Divisian, 2Squadrons 23 July-16 Aug.
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