Tag Archives: restoration

Portuguese Succession and Restoration Wars

Hierapolis Graveyard in Turkey

The link below is to an article reporting on the restoration of an ancient cemetery in Hierapolis, Turkey.

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Article: Romania – Dacian Treasures Restored

The link below is to an article reporting on the restoration of various Dacian treasures in Romania.

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Croatia: Split – Diocletian’s Palace

The link below is to an article reporting on a restoration project recently completed at Diocletian’s Palace in Split, Croatia.

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Today in History – 23 April 1661

England: Charles II Crowned in Westminster Abbey

Following the death of Oliver Cromwell in 1658, political events led eventually to the restoration of the English monarchy and the ascension of Charles II to the throne of England, Scotland and Ireland. His father, Charles I, was executed by Oliver Cromwell at Whitehall on the 30th January 1649 towards the end of the English Civil War and Charles fled the country. With the death of Cromwell and the collapse of the English Commonwealth, Charles was invited to return to England and did so with great public fanfare on the 29th May 1660. He was crowned in Westminster Abbey on the 23rd April 1661.

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