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Family Tree of the Tudors

Henry VII (king from 1485 to 1509) Control of barons ¯ ¯ Henry VIII (king from 1509 to 1547) Six Wives Reformation ¯ ¯ Edward VI (King from 1547 to 1553) Reformation ¯ ¯ Mary I (Queen from 1553 to 1558) Reformation ¯ ¯ Elizabeth I (Queen from 1558 to 1603) Mary, Queen of Scots Spanish Armada Related Posts Mary Queen of Scots Mary Queen of Scots, was born in 1542 and was executed on 1587.
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Kenya Population - History

KENYAKenya has a very diverse population that includes most major language groups of Africa. Traditional pastoralists, rural farmers, Muslims, and urban residents of Nairobi and other cities contribute to the cosmopolitan culture. The standard of living in major cities, once relatively high compared to much of Sub-Saharan Africa, has been declining in recent years.
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Battle of Cherbourg, 22-29 June 1944

Battle of Cherbourg, 22-29 June 1944The battle of Cherbourg (19-30 June 1944) saw the Americans capture the first major port to fall into Allied hands after D-Day, but although Cherbourg fell fairly quickly, the Germans had still managed to almost cripple the port facilities.When Normandy had been selected as the target for Overlord, the plan was to land supplies over the beaches and using the two Mulberry harbours, but also to capture the port of Cherbourg, which was expected to act as a major supply base.
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Anti-Slavery Society

In 1831 Arthur Tappan and Lewis Tappan established the first Anti-Slavery Society in New York. When two years later it became a national organization, Tappan was elected its first president.
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Louisiana Tech University

Louisiana Tech University is a full fledged, coeducational public university in Ruston, Louisiana. This state-supported university is a member of the University of Louisiana System.Industrial Institute and College of Louisiana, the cornerstone of the university, was chartered in 1894. With the addition of several new educational and research programs, and state-of-the-art facilities, the polytechnic gained university status in 1970.
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