Napoleon III

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Ipswich Star
Album of British history is snapped up by overseas buyerde Fontainebleau which was the favoured residence and hunting lodge of the King
Ipswich Star / Posted 7 days ago
de Fontainebleau which was the favoured residence and hunting lodge of the Kings of France from the Middle Ages through to Napoleon III. The silver room may refer to Boudoir del Reine, which was Marie Antoinette’s bedroom and which lavishly... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Britain's most haunted hotelsthe window on the fourth floor, which is said to be the ghost of a German princ
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
the window on the fourth floor, which is said to be the ghost of a German prince who jumped out of a window before the start of the First World War. It is also believed the ghost of Napoleon III, another former guest, haunts the basement of the hot... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
95yo veteran reunited with father's WWI trench artinkwell was constructed from copper sheets, bullets, cartridge cases, artillery
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
inkwell was constructed from copper sheets, bullets, cartridge cases, artillery shell fuses and a 1856 coin of Napoleon III; the words "To Ethel — From Charlie" were etched into the ends. "Ypres" and "Messines" was also etched into... Read more
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The New Statesman
Peter Adey's wonderfully digressive book explores the science and history of levitationwith their flying furniture. Most notorious of all these was Daniel Dunglas Ho
The New Statesman / Posted 30 days ago
with their flying furniture. Most notorious of all these was Daniel Dunglas Home, who convinced Ruskin, Conan Doyle, Napoleon III and Carl Jung – among others – with his ability to levitate flowerpots, three-legged tables and himself. At one... Read more

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