Ostrog Monastery, Montenegro
The Monastery of Ostrog is a monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church situated against an almost vertical background, in Montenegro. It is dedicated to Saint Basil of Ostrog (Sveti Vasilije OstroA¡ki), who is buried here. Ostrog monastery is the most popular pilgrimage place in Montenegro.
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The King's cabinet de travail (study) at Versailles. The Sun King by Nancy Mitford
The King's cabinet de travail (study) at Versailles. The Sun King by Nancy Mitford, page 248.
The Palace of Versailles was built over a period of 60 years by some 36, 000 men and was occupied by three successive kings before the French Revolution. Over 1, 000 nobles were in residence here during the reign of Louis XIV.
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Autograph: James Graham, Marquis of Montrose, 1644
Autograph: Letter from James Graham, Marquis of Montrose to Ferdinando, Lord Fairfax in answer to his objection to exchange an unnamed prisoner of the rank of a Colonel for 'Mr Darly', 22 July 1644. Written shortly after the battle of Marston Moor (2 July) and the surrender of York (16 July) of which Fairfax was now governor. Montrose held the appointment of Lieutenant-General in Scotland, but was within the English borders. The exchange in question was between Henry Darley, MP for Northallerton and Commissioner to the Scottish General Assembly, and Colonel John Bellasis, created Lord Belasyse in 1645, who had lately been defeated and captured at Selby by Sir Thomas Fairfax (see Napiers, 'Memoirs of Montrose', 1856, vol. Ii p.404). Signature: James Graham, Marquis of Montrose. Scottish nobleman and soldier, 1612 21 May 1650. Source: British Museum.