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Andrezej Kowerski

Andrezej Kowerski

Biography of Andrezej Kowerski

The restoration of Mont-Saint-Michel

The restoration of Mont-Saint-Michel

General plan of Mont-Saint-Michel.CORROYER Édouard (1835 - 1904) Details of the cloister.CORROYER Édouard (1835 - 1904) General plan of Mont-Saint-Michel. © General Council of Manche, departmental archives © General Council of the Manche, departmental archives Date of publication: October 2013 abbey which will be classified as a historical monument two years later, in 1874.

Muromachi Period

Muromachi Period

The Muromachi Period (Muromachi Jidai, 1333-1573 CE) refers to the period of Japanese medieval history when the Ashikaga shogun capital was located in the Muromachi area of Heiankyo (Kyoto). Replacing...

Portugal History - History

Portugal History - History

PORTUGAL Portugal& 39;s independence dates back to the 12th century, although its tribal roots extend back beyond Roman times. The borders of Portugal as they are today were already in place by 1267. The Spanish monarchy managed to retain its independence into the 20th century (except for a 60-year period when the country was ruled by the Spanish Habsburgs.

Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle

Image Credit: Alexey Fedorenko / ShutterstockPeveril Castle is a ruined 11th century fortress overlooking Castleton, Derbyshire. It was one of the first castles to be built following the Norman Conquest, and today provides breathtaking views over the Hope valley.Peveril Castle historyThe exact date of Peveril’s construction is largely unknown, however it must have been at least under construction by the time of the Domesday Book in 1086, as it featured as Derbyshire’s only castle.

HMS Orwell (1898)

HMS Orwell (1898)

HMS Orwell (1898)HMS Orwell (1898) was a B class destroyer that served in the Mediterranean and Home Waters before the First World War, then with the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla on the Humber in 1914, the Scapa Defensive Flotilla in 1915-17 and the Irish Sea Hunting Flotilla in 1918.The Orwell was one of only six destroyers ordered in the 1897-8 programme, and the only one ordered from Laird.