Queen Elizabeth II sent this scone recipe to President Eisenhower in 1960, because he had loved the little pancakes so much when he visited her in 1959.
Legendary beauty Lillie Langtry was a statuesque blonde with blue eyes, a perfect complexion and a ravishing figure. She was acclaimed by the social set, and became the mistress of The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.
Beneath words “Titanic sank” is the tale of a tragedy that gave birth to heroism and cowardice: Greatest of leviathans went to oblivion in 100 minutes
A Victorian garden party may extend from afternoon into evening, or it may be entirely an evening affair, in which case the lawn and shrubberies are lighted by Japanese lanterns cleverly put about the place.
This very British drop scones recipe was sent by Queen Elizabeth II to Dwight David Eisenhower, on January 24, 1960, in response to the President’s earlier request.
English last names: Etymology made interesting The origin and curious evolution of some English surnames A magazine article by Sir Herbert Maxwell presents in a
Edward Jenner, the discoverer of vaccination – including the smallpox vaccine – and one of the greatest benefactors of the human race, performed his first test experiment in 1796.
“Angel of the Battlefield” revered by all soldiers Florence Nightingale’s life was one long sacrifice for the cause of suffering humanity The first Army nurse
Unless you’re really following the music scene chances are good you haven’t heard of — or heard, for that matter — the Fleetwood Mac.
Surnames derived from personal and mental qualities These seem to form one of the most obvious sources of surnames, and a prolific source it has been.
As the Titanic drew away from the wharf to begin her only voyage, a common emotion quickened the thousands who were aboard her. For she was the biggest boat that ever had been in the world, the bewildering embodiment of an immense multitude of luxuries for which only the richest of the earth could pay.
The top talent of three nations has designed America’s superlative sports car In all the world, you’ll find no other sports car like the Nash-Healey. For
Royal genes! What Prince Charles’ & Princess Diana’s baby will look like Britain’s top geneticist says the baby is likely to have blue eyes, his
V for Value Dressed in overalls and lugging pails of water, they certainly looked like workmen. “We’ve come to wash the windows,” one of the
Through the water at fifty-seven miles an hour A striking picture of the world’s greatest speed achievement in motor boats Here is one of the
England takes up ship rules More lifeboats and greater protection for steerage passengers demanded; effect of disaster on shipping discussed by Paul Lambeth, Special cable
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