Category Archives: British Museum

Happy Birthday Charles V!

Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V was born on this day (February 24) in 1500. Charles was the preeminent ruler in Europe, with influence extending far beyond the Empire. Hey, he owned the Western Hemisphere (minus Brazil). Holy Roman Emperor Charles … Continue reading

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A reconstructed Viking ship to be displayed at the British Museum

On the British Museum blog, Tom Williams, Project Curator for Vikings has announced the installation of a Viking warship, reconstructed by the Danish National Museum. The post, “The Vikings are Coming …” is well worth your time if you have … Continue reading

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