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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Wedding Anniversary April 29th

It is sort of one of those "Where were you..." moments... April 29, 2011, when Prince William married Catherine Middleton. A wonderful pageant indeed...We all watched and loved it...most wit...
Time Was Antiques · 4W ago

Shakespeare Time! April 23rd Shakespeare's Birthday And Death Anniversary

Hello there....and welcome to Time Was Antiques blog... I just wanted to pop in today, as April 23rd is the anniversary of both William Shakespeare's birth and his death...The above image is...
Time Was Antiques · 4W ago

Happy Birthday To you! Queen Elizabeth II is 91 today!

Wishing Her majesty a wonderful 91st birthday today...born April 21, 1926.... so this is her actual birthday. The nation celebrates with her on June 21st, her official birthday...From the Ro...
Time Was Antiques · 4W ago

Maundy Thursday... Tradition Continues After 600 Years

Dating back to around 600 AD, the ancient tradition of the British monarch as head of the Church Of England distributing gifts on Maundy Thursday continued today, Thursday April 13th. Queen ...
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A Young Jane Austen...Read Her Own Handwritten Notebooks

For the bicentennial of Jane Austen's death in 1817, the British Museum is hosting a special display of several of Jane Austen's earl hand written notebooks, and I just had to share them. Th...
Time Was Antiques · 4W ago

Victoria, Wonderful Video by UK History

I hope you are watching Victoria on PBS... a very good adaptation. And there is a wonderful video series produced by UK History several years ago available on YouTube which includes royal fa...
Time Was Antiques · 4W ago

Happy Birthday Robert Burns, January 25, 1759

Wishing a Happy Birthday to the Scottish poet Robert Burns, born January 25, 1759.He is still remembered by many with Burns Night festivities which include poetry, whiskey and haggis...he ev...
Time Was Antiques · 4W ago

Happy New Year 2017 from Time Was Antiques

Happy New Year 2017 from Time Was Antiques!Wishing you all a new year filled with health, happiness, prosperity and joy!Hoping to do a better job of blogging this year!
Time Was Antiques · 4W ago

Happy Saint Nicholas Day!

And a happy St. Nicholas Day! December 6th is the name day or birthday of the saint said to be the source of our Saint Nick and therefore Santa Claus. Born in the 3rd century, Nicholas spent...
Time Was Antiques · 4W ago

This week...a week for England

I know I have been very bad at my blogging on this blog...life has a way of intervening. But today....I just had too! Too many things about this day....First of all...today is St. Goeorge's ...