History and Monarchy, Beyond Britain! Hi, everyone! I’m happy to say that my hiatus is wrapping up. Also, I’m getting back into the world of coding where it all started (when Mandy’s Royalty began)! My goal is to land a job in the field (hence my absence here), and eventually be able to customize MR even more. MR? Yes, that’s… Read More
If you love maps like I do, then you’ll be thrilled with the WordPress plugin that generates them to show countries and locations throughout the world. I’ve set up this particular map to show the current European monarchies, principalities, and duchies. Some are too small to show, but are listed: Liechtenstein (Prince Hans Adam II) Monaco (Prince Albert II) Also… Read More
Buckingham Palace “Buck House” – as it is affectionately known – is the official seat of HM The Queen.
The showdown between British troops and local militia was a bloody affair in Concord, Massachusetts. On April 18, 1775, approximately 700 of Britain’s famous “redcoats” marched from Boston to the town of Concord. General Thomas Gage had been informed that a stockpile of ammunition was being kept there, and he ordered his men to destroy it all. Amazingly, Gage was… Read More
Let’s take a walk through Minute Man National Historic Park! This park provides a window to the world of the Revolutionary War. Located in Concord, Massachusetts, the Minute Man park is named for the militia that could be called on a minute’s notice. David Brown was one such man. He was a 47-year-old captain of one of Concord’s own minute… Read More