1 day ago · Edward IV (28 April 1442 – 9 April 1483) was King of England from 4 March 1461 to 3 October 1470, then again from 11 April 1471 until his death. He was a central figure in the Wars of the Roses, a series of civil wars in England fought between the Yorkist and Lancastrian factions between 1455 and 1487.
The Aces had been dropped even earlier, probably by the 1470s, leaving the standard German pack with 48 cards; the Deuce being promoted into the gap left by the Ace. During the 18th century, the 48-card pack was further reduced to 36, although there is evidence of 48-card, so-called 'Karniffel' packs being sold until the first half of the 19th ...
1 day ago · The economy of France is highly developed and free-market-oriented. It is the world's 7th largest economy by 2019 nominal figures and the 10th largest economy by PPP figures. It is the 2nd largest economy in the European Union after Germany.
4 days ago · Donegal or Donegal Town (/ ˌ d ʌ n ɪ ˈ ɡ ɔː l, ˌ d ɒ n-, ˈ d ʌ n ɪ ɡ ɔː l, ˈ d ɒ n-/ DUN-ig-AWL, DON-, -awl; Irish: Dún na nGall, meaning "fort of the foreigners") is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. The name was historically written in English as Dunnagall or Dunagall. Although Donegal gave its name to the county, now ...
Oct 13, 2020 · Ceh Pech (pronounced Keh Pech, 'Ceh (deer): patronymic, perhaps Ah Ceh; Pech (tick), perhaps also a patronymic composed of the union of two family names') is the name of a post-classic Maya ruling family and a province, or kuchkabal of the northern Yucatán Peninsula.
Year 1498 was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, the 1498th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 498th year of the 2nd millennium, the 98th year of the 15th century, and the 9th and pre-final year of the 1490s decade.
3 days ago · A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag (or in the case of ram-air parachutes, aerodynamic lift). Parachutes are usually made out of light, strong fabric, originally silk, now most commonly nylon. They are typically dome-shaped, but vary, with rectangles, inverted domes, and others found.
Oct 13, 2020 · Famous medieval musical codices I listened to music from Rossi codex on youtube and found it very interesting, here . If you have any knowledge on this matter, can you name a few medieval music codices and maybe tell something about them, say, why are they important, what was their place in music history and so on.
Oct 06, 2020 · The Adoration of the Magi (Adoration of the Magi (Q488841)) is one of the top main subjects of Christian religious art.See also the Nativity of Jesus and don't confuse it with the Adoration of the shepherds.
6 days ago · Georg Philipp Telemann’s Musique de table (1733) has become emblematic of a long and rich Tafelmusik tradition in which music accompanied meals of all types. Yet the collection’s relationship to this tradition has never been adequately explained, nor has the tradition itself attracted much scholarly attention.