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Fascinating details concerning the death of famous royals and their courtiers.
Several members of European monarchy have made their mark in history, not through the deeds they’ve done but through the bizarre manner of their deaths. Here are gory stories concerning the death of some of Europe’s most famous royals. Anne Boleyn’s executioner ...
 
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It underwent a serious restoration project to bring it back to its Victorian splendor.
Windsor Castle, the centuries-old royal residence, has just reopened the doors to its Inner Hall.Created in the 1820s by King George IV, the Inner Hall was once used to welcome official visitors to the Castle, but it was closed by Queen Victoria ...
 
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The sole example of the Tudor monarch's fashions was hiding in plain sight.
Imagery of Queen Elizabeth I's fashions have been well-preserved through her many portraits. Yet, when it comes to actual items of clothing, it was thought that nothing had survived—until very recently when a piece of altar cloth was identified as part of a ...
 
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The royal "Fab Four" is working together once again.
Princes William and Harry may have separated their royal households, but that doesn't mean the Sussexes and the Cambridges are finished working together. The "Fab Four," as Will, Kate, Harry, and Meghan have come to be known, are reuniting on a new mental ...
 
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And the ravages of war.
Behind an old iron-and-wood gate along a nondescript street—practically hidden by the many shops and buildings surrounding it—lies a home with quite a story to tell. Casa de Segunda has stood on the same spot for more than a century now, standing ...
 
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Their original purpose was to find an aristocratic young lady a worthy match.
Many young ladies celebrate their debuts in the Philippines, but these are not to be mistaken for the débutante balls of high society. From the French word débutante which means a female beginner, the concept of debutante balls is for young ladies ...
 
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Here's how you can financially prepare your children before they pack up and fly.
Parents want to provide the best education for their children and sometimes, that means leaving home and crossing oceans to get one. Based on the UNESCO database of Global Flow of Tertiary-Level Students, there are over 16,000 students from the Philippines studying abroad. ...
 
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The Duchess of Sussex inherited some of her late mother-in-law's most stunning pieces.
Before of her tragic death, Princess Diana made it clear that she wanted her stunning collection of jewelry to go to her sons' future wives. In a "letter of wishes," she wrote, "I would like you to allocate all my jewelry to the ...
 
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Larry Itliong, helped pave the way for the success of labor movements in America.
In 1929, 15-year-old Larry Itliong sailed to America along with 31,000 other Filipinos. There, he aspired to become a successful lawyer and dreamed of seeking justice for the poor and the marginalized.But the 1930s was not a good time to be a ...
 
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Melchora Aquino was a very fierce protector of the Katipunan.
Over 120 years ago on August 29, 1896, the Spaniards on suspicion of collaborating with Filipino rebels forcefully arrested Melchora Aquino at her home. She was 84 years old at the time. They were right, of course. But Melchora, affectionately called Tandang ...
 
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They were rebel leaders, undercover messengers, and silent assassins.
During times of war when women were expected to play secondary roles to men, these badass Filipina warriors chose to march to the forefront, engage in battle, and bravely fight for the country's independence and freedom.A daughter of a peasant in Ilocos, ...
 
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Barangay Bel-Air will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Salcedo Market on August 31.
Well known for its celebrations, Barangay Bel-Air will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Salcedo Market on August 31. A project born out of the pure desire to serve the community of Barangay Bel-Air, its longevity and success as one of, if ...
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