Nonsuch Palace was one of Henry VIII’s largest building projects during his reign, built as a celebration of Henry’s power and grandeur, it was meant to rival that of the French King Francis I’s Château de Chambord.
The accepted date for the collapse of the Western Roman Empire was approximately 476 CE, when the last true Roman Emperor Romulus was overthrown by Odoacer, the Germanic leader who became the first Barbarian to rule Rome.
Historical wood panel paintings with developed craquelure patterns – networks of fine cracks in the paint– are significantly less vulnerable to environmental variations than previously assumed, according to a study in the open access journal Heritage Science.
Following on from their successful publications covering the Battles of Northampton and Edgcote during the Wars of the Roses, the two authors have collaborated on a comprehensive survey of the County’s turbulent and bloody military history.
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