Monthly Archives: September 2013

We just love the Vikings,

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Carolyn Booth is a Viking Descendant, which I am very excited about since I have been a huge fan of the Vikings since I was a small boy. Now I am married to a Viking… very cool. 10 Things You … Continue reading

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Anne of Kiev – Queen Consort of France

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Anna Yaroslavna or Anne of Kiev (between 1024 and 1032 – 1075) – daughter of Yaroslav I the Wise, and Saint Ingegerd Olofsdotter,  both descendants of VIKINGS. (29th Great Grandmother of Carolyn Booth) – (de Montfort Line continued) She became … Continue reading

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The Story of Rollo the Viking…………the rest is HISTORY.

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The story of Rollo the Viking is especially interesting to us, because Rollo was the forefather of that famous Duke of Normandy, William the Conqueror, who less than a hundred and fifty years later, conquered England and brought into that … Continue reading

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Charlemagne’s Crown Tested in Australia

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The Iron Crown of the first Holy Roman Emperor, Charlemagne. Charlemagne was crowned the first Holy Roman Emperor, reputedly with the Iron Crown, by Pope Leo III in Rome on Christmas Night, 800 AD. He lived from 742-814 and, as … Continue reading

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Cobbers Corner – Fromelles

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Percy Cecil Booth Australian Army’s Single Bloodiest Day of War The Battle of Fromelles  – The 100 year Remembrance Anniversary in 2016 is approaching for this disastrous battle which sadly cost over 5000 lives in a single day and night. … Continue reading

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Charles James Booth

Charles James Booth – famous for his Booth Steamship Company and the Alfred Booth & Co.  Empire. His tireless work in England for poverty reform and his philanthropy brought about amazing change for the poor and underpriviliged classes. He was … Continue reading

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