This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England. ~~William Shakespeare, Richard III

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

This Day in History...

In honor of the wonderful historical fiction events going on this week, I found a history tidbit to fit right in!

September 15, 1890 - The English detective novelist, the "Queen of Crime," Agatha Christie was born in Devon. Christie created such memorable characters as Hercule Poirot and Miss. Marple.

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