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lace-me-tighter:

This is so modern, yet historically inspired. I love it. 

You’d think if [Richard III’s] ghost was going to talk he’d basically reiterate the whole Horrible Histories sketch ‘No hump, good husband, great with kids.’

Either that or go ‘Didn’t screw my neice. Henry Tudor is a twit.’

tiny-librarian's insightful comments on this “news” story (via peremadeleine)

eternal-books:

To thank my amazing followers for sticking with me more than a year and to celebrate a huge follower milestone, here’s a giveaway of some of my favorite books!

There will be two winners and each will get to pick one book from above! 

Rules

  • You must be following eternal-books since this is to thank all my followers!
  • Reblog and like the post to enter. Reblog as many times as you like but be considerate to your followers! 
  • I know some of the books listed above belong to a series, so you may choose from the series provided the book has been published! 
  • This giveaway is international, I will be ordering from the Book Depository.
  • You must be comfortable giving me your address, I promise it will be used to ship your books only
  • The winners will be chosen randomly through a random number generator.
  • Your ask box must be open so I can contact you if you win! The chosen winner must respond within 48 hours.
  • No giveaway blogs.
  • If the book you have chosen is available as paperback or hardcover, you will be able to choose.
  • This giveaway ends May 16th, 2014 at 12:00am EST
  • If you have any questions contact me HERE

Again, thank you all for such a wonderful time! i love book blogging because of the other blogs on here, and I want to thank you for that! Good luck and love you all! 

foreverlokid:

Thor 3 really needs to have a scene of Loki standing bare chested in front of a mirror, running his hand across his scar and then a flashback of what actually happened on Svartalfheim.

pochemuchkaa:

dapper and gentlemanly villains (◡‿◡✿)

beastial and brutal villains (◕‿◕✿)

suave and seductive villains (◕ヮ◕✿)

easily angered villains (”>ヮ< )

villains (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ* ・゚✧

Too much has happened for us not to talk about this, however pleasant the distraction.

Oh, God.

After that episode, I think I’ve started shipping Hannigram. Not sexually - I can’t ever ship that -  but there is a degree of obsession and a strange sort of bond, despite how much Will might want to remove himself from the good doctor. Hannibal is in love with Will - a strange, almost calculated sort of love - and Will can’t break away.

Murder husbands indeed. 

spoonthemoon:

Laini Taylor, Dreams of Gods and Monsters

Once and for all…

clementive:

fripperiesandfobs:

I seldom browse era tags on tumblr because I get a very great desire to reblog every mislabeled post and scream at the OP. But that would be overly aggressive, and if I’m going to be aggressive, I’d rather be passive-aggressive. Anyway, hopefully if I tag this with every conceivable era people might see it and learn something. Cause knowledge is power! Or, being a dumbass is bad. Whichever you prefer.

1.) Medieval / Middle Ages - social/political/economic/cultural era; generally between the 5th and 15th centuries

2.) Renaissance - social/political/economic/cultural era; generally between the 14th and the 16th centuries

3.) Tudor - of or relating to the reigns of Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, and Mary I of England, 1485-1558

4.) Elizabethan - of or relating to the reign of Elizabeth I of England, 1558-1603

5.) Jacobean - of or relating to the reign of James I/VI of England and Scotland, 1603-25

6.) Stuart - of or relating to the reigns of the Stuart monarchs in England/United Kingdom, 1603-1714

7.) Baroque - social/cultural era; ca. 1600-1700

8.) Colonial - of or relating to the period of European rule over the American colonies, 1607-1776

9.) Caroline - of or relating to the reign of Charles of I of England and Scotland, 1625-42

10.) Louis Quatorze - of or relating to the reign of Louis XIV of France, 1643-1715

11.) Commonwealth (Interregnum) - of or relating to the rule of Oliver Cromwell over the Commonwealth of England, 1649-60

12.) Restoration - of or relating to the restoration of the British monarchy and the reign of Charles II, 1660-85

13.) Georgian - of or relating to the reigns of George I, George II, George III, George IV, and William IV of the United Kingdom, 1714-1837

14.) Rococo - social/cultural era; ca. 1715-60

15.) Louis Quinze - of or relating to the reign of Louis XV of France, 1715-74

16.) Louis Seize - of or relating to the reign of Louis XVI of France, 1774-92

17.) Federal - American cultural era; ca. 1780-1830

18.) Antebellum - American political/social/economic/cultural era; 1789-1861

19.) Directoire - of or relating to the Directoire in France, 1795-99

20.) Consulate - of or relating to the Consulate in France, 1800-04

21.) Empire - of or relating to the First French Empire, 1804-15

22.) Regency - of or relating to the British Regency, 1811-20

23.) Biedermeier - Central European social/cultural era; 1815-48

24.) Romantic - cultural era; ca. 1825-40

25.) Victorian - of or relating to the reign of Victoria of the United Kingdom, 1837-1901

26.) Second Empire - of or relating to the Second French Empire, 1852-70

27.) Civil War - of or relating to the American Civil War, 1861-65

28.) Gilded Age - American social/political/economic/cultural era; ca. 1868-1900

29.) Belle Epoque - European social/cultural era; late 19th century to 1914

30.) Edwardian - of or relating to the reign of Edward VII of the United Kingdom, 1901-10, although it is usually extended to 1914

 Kapeesh?

*Capisce? I’m sorry, I just can’t help myself. Still a great timeline though.

frostingpeetaswounds:

FRIENDLY REMINDER THAT FANFICTION AUTHORS WRITE IN THEIR OWN SPARE TIME AND YOU GET THEIR WRITING FOR FREE, THEY ARE DOING THIS FOR FREE ON THEIR OWN TIME 

don’t be an asshole

youknowyourebritishwhen:

The Definitive Stereotype Map Of Britain And Ireland

RF