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illustration of christa hook showing a ottoman army officer with a Abus gun, a bazooka created by the Ottoman empire and two palace guards in the late century AD.

The Battle of Bannockburn (Blàr Allt a' Bhonnaich in Scottish Gaelic) (24 June 1314) was a significant Scottish victory in the Wars of Scottish Independence. It was one of the most decisive battles of the First War of Scottish Independence, and remains one of the iconic cornerstones in the history of Scotland.

The Battle of Bannockburn (Blàr Allt a' Bhonnaich in Scottish Gaelic) June…

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Paul Delaroche - The Execution of Lady Jane Grey [1834] Notice how gentle he is as he helps her to her death.

Painted in 1833 by Paul Delaroche. Lady Jane Grey, queen of england for nine days at her execution.HD Wallpaper and background photos of The Execution of Lady Jane Grey for fans of Kings and Queens images.

The fall of Constantinople in 1453 to the Ottoman Turks effectively brought an end to the Byzantine Empire and the last remains of the Roman Empire from which it had sprung. The fabled walls of Constantinople could not defend against cannons. The conquering Turks recognized the city's greatness and made it their own capital, renaming it Istanbul.

6 April 1453 – Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (Istanbul), which falls on May

Elizabeth 1ère d'Angleterre (~1599) Nicholas Hilliard - Hardwick Hall (Londres)

Elizabeth I: "The Hardwick Portrait", by Nicholas Hilliard and his workshop; commissioned by Bess of Hardwick, who also embroidered the skirt the queen is wearing in the portrait. The painting can be viewed still at Hardwick Hall.

Assassinat de l'archiduc héritier d'Autriche François-Ferdinand et de la duchesse le 28 juin 1914 à Sarajevo.

Assassinat de l'archiduc héritier d'Autriche François-Ferdinand et de la duchesse le 28 juin 1914 à Sarajevo.