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Battle of Barnet, 14 April 1471

Battle of Barnet, 14 April 1471

Battle of Barnet, 14 April 1471 BackgroundEdward& 39;s Return and the Campaign for LondonThe Battle of BarnetThe AftermathThe battle of Barnet, 14 April 1471, was the first of two victories that re-established Edward IV on the throne after he was briefly deposed late in 1470. The battle ended with the death of Richard Neville, earl of Warwick, the & 39;kingmaker& 39;, the man whose ambitions had caused the renewal of the Wars of the Roses after half a decade of peace.

Exhibition «El Greco. From Italy to Toledo »at the Thyssen Museum

Exhibition «El Greco. From Italy to Toledo »at the Thyssen Museum

The Thyssen Bornemisza Museum has organized an exhibition on the occasion of the fourth centenary of El Greco's death that will present the latest research carried out in the institution's Restoration Department. These advances in the study of El Greco's work address four paintings (The Annunciation of 1576, Christ embracing the cross of 1587-96, a second Annunciation of 1596-1600 and The Immaculate Conception of 1608-14) that reflect the evolution of the technique and artistic conceptions of the painter in different periods of his career and in the different places he worked.

Map showing Operation Ketsu-Go, August 1945.

Map showing Operation Ketsu-Go, August 1945.

Map showing Operation Ketsu-Go, August 1945Map showing Operation Ketsu-Go, August 1945.How to cite this article:Antill, P (17 April 2009), Map showing Operation Ketsu-Go, August 1945.

Fortification Gate, Butrint

Fortification Gate, Butrint

A gate in the fortification walls of Butrint (modern Albania), 2nd century BCE. The lintel shows a lion devouring a bull carved in relief and was probably reused from an earlier 6th century BCE building...

8th-century idol found in India

8th-century idol found in India

A stone idol of Mahaveer historically located in the 8th century AD. It has been found near a temple in the village Swaminathapuram (India), on the banks of the Amaravathi River. The idol maintains dimensions of five meters high and four wide, having been carved in white granite stone.

Dai Richards

Dai Richards

David (Dai) Richards was born in Abercanaid on 31st October 1908. He played football for Merthyr Town before being signed by Major Frank Buckley, the manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers, in 1927. Richards, who played at left-half, established himself in a first-team that included Noel George, Reg Hollingsworth, Billy Wrigglesworth, Tom Galley, Billy Hartill, Billy Barraclough, Tom Smalley and Charlie Phillips.