1st Baron Beaverbrook

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  • Biography Of Alexander John Greenslade And Lady Mary Capelle

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    Alexander John Greenslade, Stepney, London, 1885. I was born to Lord John Greenslade and Lady Mary Capelle. In my early years, me and my kin took residency in Millbank road; walking distance from both the Palace of Westminster and Buckingham Palace. We lived in a white bricked mansion: five stories tall; a small porters lodge just outside the front door; white and gold incrusted foyer centred around a carpeted marble staircase, a glittering chandelier hanging from The Creation of Adam on the ceiling

  • Lord Kelvin 's Discovery Of The Kelvin Scale

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    William Thomson, seems like an ordinary man living in the 19th century, but what if I said, Lord Kelvin…would that spark any knowledge? Lord Kelvin, otherwise known as William Thomson, is well known for his discovery of the Kelvin scale. Without multiple inventions and discoveries made by William Thomson, the science world would be lacking much insight of thermodynamics, navigation at sea, and communication across the Atlantic. Although not an Einstein, Thomson’s contributions to the science world

  • Essay On The Cycle Of Nemesis In Richard III

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    Throughout this soliloquy in act 3 scene 4 of Shakespeare's Richard III Lord Hastings is led to his execution. This scene portrays how the cycle of nemesis turns for all who choose to chase earthly glory. He projects his regret to chase power alongside Richard as well as when he neglected to acknowledge the many implications that led to his demise ultimate punishment, death. He is currently being lowered off the wheel of fortune while simultaneously Richard has come one step into his goal with his

  • What 's A Name?

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    What’s in a name? As you stroll around the streets of Nelson, do we ever look up at the blue signs, wondering the stories behind these names that roll off your tongue so everyday? Do you stop to picture Nelson, 170 years ago, imagining the people that walk the same path to work as you everyday, down Trafalgar Street? These steps that the first settlers of Nelson made, have shaped our city, creating the perfect base for following generations to make change upon. As generations have occupied Nelson

  • Summary Of Timmy's Story: A Big Day In Elementary School

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    A man and his wife were sitting in the Living Room watching TV. The man gets up and goes into the kitchen to get some popcorn. He comes back into the room to find his wife on the floor behind the couch unconscious and covered in blood. He hears rustling behind him. He turns around to find a masked man holding a baseball bat, the bat gets swung then it all goes black. “Dad wake up! Wake up, dad!” “ It’s time for school!” Timmy was jumping on his dad’s bed trying to wake him up. It’s a big

  • Stonehenge And Most Common Myths Of Stonehenge

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    Mustafa Bubshait Dr. Sandra Karnes ENL 111 – 23 13 October 2014 Stonehenge Nothing in the life was built for nothing. Everything has a reason. The same apply for Stonehenge, pyramids, and many other ancients’ structures. Stonehenge is one of the oldest unsolved mysteries in the world. The ancient stone is located in Wiltshire, England. English Heritage organization is the responsible for looking after the monuments included with the Stonehenge. People always ask how come a monument was built before

  • The True Author Of Shakespeare : Oxfordian Position

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    The True Author of Shakespeare: Oxfordian Position 1. Introduction For years we have had a question that no one quite knows the answer to. Was the so called Shakespeare really and truly the actual author of the 37 plays, 154 sonnets, and 5 poems? There has been a dispute between the Oxfordians, who are supporting Edward de Vere, and there are the Stratfordians, who are supporting Shakespeare. Both sides have a lot of evidence to back their positions, but who really wrote the plays, the sonnets

  • Elizabeth : The Forgotten Years Essay

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    Often considered by historians as one of England’s greatest monarchs, Elizabeth Tudor’s life and prosperous reign have inspired numerous historical works including books, biographies, and visual media representations. Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years, written by John Guy, is an exquisitely detailed biography of the Tudor queen, which encapsulates her not only as an authoritative figure but also as an independent woman. Guy focuses on the trialling years of Elizabeth’s rise to prominence, as she faces

  • Mr. Gould 's The Glass Of Wine

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    “If we only knew what they were waiting for,” Mr. Gould said, sounding more like a petulant child than a diplomat. Monsieur Ochs set his glass down on the table. “If I knew that, Mr. Gould...” “I would be more than happy to go if I had any confidence that it would make a difference,” Mr. Alderbeek offered. “As would I,” Mr. Gould said. “I suppose any or all of us would, but will it make a difference?” Robert said, becoming as frustrated as Monsieur Ochs seemed to be. “As I said, I do not believe

  • How Did Elizabeth Manage Parliament?

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    How successfully did Elizabeth manage parliament? During the reign of Elizabeth I, the Privy Council and court were the centre of the Elizabethan government. Although parliament was Elizabeth’s necessary method of legislation and raising taxes, it was far from being a regular part of the governmental system (only being called 13 times during her reign). A leading debate arose when the historian Sir John Neale argued that there was a considerable amount of conflict between MPs and the queen. Whereas