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

Sunday, May 30, 2010

This Day in History...

May 30, 1431 - Joan of Arc is burned at the stake for heresy.

May 30, 1536 - Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour eleven days after having Anne Boleyn beheaded.

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