Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Thursday, September 8, 2011

On This Day in History...

Today is September 8, 2011...

On this day in history...

~Richard I of England was born. He went on to be called Richard the Lionheart, and was brother to Prince John, the two of them being forever legendized in tales of Robin Hood. Richard was a Holy Crusader, leading his men in the fight for the Holy Land, which is why his brother Prince John was left in charge of England in his absence. 

I am reading a REALLY good book right now, called HOLY WARRIOR: A Novel of Robin Hood, by Angus Donald.  Look for my review soon, because this book rocks!

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