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|The house is built around the kitchen of Holdenby Palace, built in 1583, the largest private house of its time, to impress Elizabeth I. In 1647 it was the prison of Charles I for 5 months prior to his removal for execution.||09/24/2005||555|
|The Karlskirche was commissioned by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI in 1715. The church is named after St. Charles Borromeo and was built by the Austrian court architect, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. Construction began in 1715, and finished in 1737.||09/19/2005||343|
|Fort Charles is an old British fort on the island of St. Kitts. It's capture by the French was the reason for the construction of the more famous Brimstone Hill Fortress, which overlooks it. |
The fort today is not in good shape. It was abandoned by the British in 1854, and used from 1890 to 1996 as a Leper colony. Since then, it has been completely abandoned and is overgrown with...
|Air photograph issued for operation dickens. The road to the monastery winds up towards the top of the picture. |
General Freyberg set the next attack for 24 February. Called Operation DICKENS, the attack comprised two infantry divisions and a tank regiment. Believing a direct approach would prove more effective, Freyberg planned to attack frontally into the town of Cassino, but h...
|The Seigniory of Sceaux appears for the first time in the historical documents at the XVth century. The Potier family of Gesvres build a castle in 1597. Jean-Baptiste Colbert buys the field in 1670 and increases it considerably. Then, with the major artists of the time, André Ours, the Claude brothers and Charles Perrault, Antoine Lepautre, Charles Le Brun, François Girardon and Antoine Coysevo...||01/16/2006||297|
|Wimpole Hall is a country house located in Cambridgeshire, England. The house, the largest house in Cambridgeshire, was begun in 1640, and its 3,000 acres of parkland and farmland are now owned by the National Trust and are regularly open to the public. Wimpole Hall's grounds were laid out and modified by landscape designers such as George London and Henry Wise (1693–1705), Charles Bridgeman ...||03/01/2006||525|
|The Banqueting House at Whitehall, the grandest and most familiar survival of the genre, is a famous London building that was formerly part of the Palace of Whitehall. It was designed by Inigo Jones in 1619 and completed in 1622 with assistance from John Webb. It is located close to the Houses of Parliament. In 1649 King Charles I of England was executed on a scaffold in front of the building.<...||11/18/2006||206|
|Charles de Gaulle International Airport (French: Aéroport de Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), serving Paris, is one of Europe's principal aviation centers, as well as France's main international airport. It is named after Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), a French general and former president.|
In 2003, Charles de Gaulle Airport rank...
|Overlay of St Charles, MO. Pitzman's 1868 map of St Louis County showing roads and property ownership.||12/16/2006||357|
|Karluv Most, the famous Charles Bridge.|
The oldest bridge in Prague, built in the place of Judita's Bridge, badly damaged by a flood in 1342. The Stone or Prague Bridge since 1870 called Charles Bridge, was built by at the behest of Charles IV in the year 1357.
The construction was started by Master Otto and finished by Peter Parler in 1402. Both ends of the bridge are fortified by to...
|The address where Charles Manson and his gang of loonies murdered Sharon Tate and four others in 1969 .||09/13/2005||2,159|
|This was the home of the former French President and WW2 hero Charles de Gaulle.|
In this file you can also see the gravesite and the giant Croix Lorrain on the hill near La Boisserie.