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Dutch rover scout with bicycle and tent Featured Castles Print

Dutch rover scout with bicycle and tent

Dutch rover scout Jan van Ingen, a student from Amsterdam, with bicycle and tent, on his way to the third international Rover Scout Moot or gathering, 14 July 1939. The gathering was held at Monzie Castle, Crieff, Scotland, with thousands of scouts representing 21 different nations, to be opened by Lord Somers, Deputy Chief Scout. Date: 1939

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A Plan of the Dutch Fort at the Cape of Good Hope and A Draught of Table Bay (engraving) Featured Castles Print

A Plan of the Dutch Fort at the Cape of Good Hope and A Draught of Table Bay (engraving)

XJF437999 A Plan of the Dutch Fort at the Cape of Good Hope and A Draught of Table Bay (engraving) by English School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: A Plan of the star fort, also known as the Castle of Good Hope, that the Dutch East India Company built between 1666 and 1679; This fortified stone structure was built as a result of the agitations with the British, replacing an earlier wooden stucture that had been built to serve as a as a replenishment station for ships passing the treacherous Cape on the long voyage between the Netherlands and the Dutch East Indies; The draught of Table Bay shows Robben Island, that was used to isolate political prisoners and notes the location of Good Hope Castle as well as Table Mountain; The accompanying inscription tells of a plan to build a protective pier between the main land and Penguin Island in order to provide more shelter for ships anchored in the bay, as well as plans for further fortifications;); English, out of copyright

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Portrait of Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby (1555-1601) (oil on panel) Featured Castles Print

Portrait of Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby (1555-1601) (oil on panel)

BAL106941 Portrait of Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby (1555-1601) (oil on panel) by English School, (17th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: battle between States General of Holland and English Government; Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby (12 October 1555 a?? 25 June 1601) was the son of Catherine Willoughby, 12th Baroness Willoughby de Eresby, and Richard Bertie, her second husband. Born 12 October 1555 in Germany but family returned to England on Elizabeth's accession to the throne. From March 1586 Bertie served in the Netherlands as governor of Bergen-op-Zoom under Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, who was Governor-General of the United Provinces. In December 1586, he was made general of the English forces. He suffered a major defeat at the Battle of Zutphen but redeemed himself with his victory at the Siege of Bergen. Subsequently, he fought for the Huguenots under Henry of Navarre. He commanded the English contingent at Henry's Siege of Paris in 1590); English, out of copyright

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