A rallying call for volunteers.
Announcing the new King at the Royal Exchange, London.
Thus, Sancho II of Navarre (970-994) is different from Sancho II of Aragón (1063-1094), Sancho II of Castile (1065-1072), and Sancho II of Portugal (1223-1245); but Alfonso IX of León (1188-1230) is numbered in succession to Alfonso VIII of Castile (1158-1214).
Edward VIII's first message to the Empire as King.
It is tempting to see Sancho III of Navarre as Sancho I of Castile (as he is Sancho I of Aragón), since he bestowed Castile as a kingdom on his son, Sancho II.
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The best we can do is a fictional English Guardsman, Hereward, with whose description Sir Walter Scott, "the Author of Waverley," actually begins , his novel set in the Court of Alexius Comnenus.
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Saying ‘Goodbye’ to Jim he told me to forget my English reserve and gave me a big bear hug! He was off to Crestuma in Portugal to represent Ireland in another World Cup Kayak Marathon race. The previous night he showed me what a gifted musician he is. He has a room full of musical instruments including a full drum kit, several guitars and a keyboard. He can play them too – so much talent in one man it’s just not fair! Sarah, like most women with gifted partners does a good job of keeping his feet on the ground and together they make a great couple. I would miss them both tremendously, and Buster the Cat too!
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Unfortunately, unlike cases such as Harald Hardråde, whose story is told in , we apparently do not have any accounts of individual Englishmen in the Guard.