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ª historyarchaeologyartefacts The iron hand of Gõtz von Berlichingen (1480-1562), a knight and mercenary who lost his right arm in a siege [640x360] %brunhiddensmusings -it was shot off by a cannon -he continued being a knight for over 4D years after getting the iron hand -it was delicate enough he could still write with a quill using it, which is important as he was described as a - iFunny :)

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Sarah Good...Hanged  July 19, 1692  photo by J. Mark Edmonds

The Innocent

Sarah Good...Hanged July 19, 1692 photo by J. Mark Edmonds

"The Sheriff brought the witch up the broad aisle, her chains clanking as she stepped." illustration of Rebecca Nurse by Freeland A. Carter published in "The Witch of Salem, or Credulity Run Mad" by John R. Musick circa 1893. #salemwitchtrials

The Witchcraft Trial of Rebecca Nurse

Rebecca Nurse was a 71-year-old grandmother and wife of a local artisan when she was accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials. Nurse was also the sister of accused witches, Mary Easty and

24 Creepy Vintage Photos That Will Haunt Your Dreams

I'm honestly not sure if any of these would be less creepy with context.

Elizabeth I (1533–1603) British (English) School

Elizabeth I (1533–1603)

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The Lyte Jewel; the front jeweled cover lifts to reveal a very fine painted miniature of James I.

Image gallery: The Lyte Jewel

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*little shoes,little hands.. immense gas masks* . Small children in a playground wearing their gas masks around 1940.

17 Haunting Historical Photos Of Children At Play During Wartime

One of the worst aspects of war is the devastating effect of the fighting on the lives of children. While bearing no responsibility for the conflict, kid...

King Charles I, his wife, Queen Henrietta Maria, and two of their children

King Charles I, his wife, Queen Henrietta Maria, and two of their children

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Salem Witch Trials: The Fungus Theory

Salem Witch Trials: The Fungus Theory

The following is an article from Uncle John's Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader.More than three centuries after the end of the Salem witch trials, they continue to defy explanation. In the mid 1970s, a college undergraduate developed a new theory. Does it hold water? Read on and decide for yourself. SEASON OF THE WITCHIn the bleak winter of 1692, the people of Salem, Massachusetts, hunkered down in their cabins and waited for spring. It was a grim time: There was no fresh food or vegetables, just…

Artist Brian Coldrick’s series Behind You is an...

BEHIND YOU: Photo

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Howard hughes last days |cousins that inherited howard hughes estate| The movie, "THE AVIATOR," was amazing. Howard was played by Leo DiCaprio and it was fascinating. Howard had many mental health issues, I believe due to his mother, it's such a shame that they just let him sit in his pain for years....until his death....how sad, not only for Howard, but for the greedy bastards on his payroll, who cared nothing for him.......

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Unraveling the Many Mysteries of Tituba, the Star Witness of the Salem Witch Trials | No one really knows the true motives of the character central to one of America's greatest secrets

Unraveling the Many Mysteries of Tituba, the Star Witness of the Salem Witch Trials

No one really knows the true motives of the character central to one of America's greatest secrets

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Ancient History

Ancient History

Absolutely horrifying. Patients at a mental ward mummy-wrapped and strapped to beds to "keep them calm". I would probably die of a fear induced heart attack within an hour

After these 15 photos you’ll be glad to have been born in the 20th century! No. 6 is terrifying.

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