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Burned Collection

Background imageBurned Collection: Jacques De Molay

Jacques De Molay
JACQUES DE MOLAY French knight, Grand Maitre des Templiers, arrested and burned by Philippe IV who was jealous of the Templars power

Background imageBurned Collection: William Tyndale / Whittock

William Tyndale / Whittock
WILLIAM TYNDALE English translator of Bible; burned at the stake for heresy in 1536

Background imageBurned Collection: Thurso Castle

Thurso Castle
The entrance gateway to Thurso Castle a 17th century stone tower house, absorbed into a 19th century baronial mansion, which sadly burned down. Date: 17th century

Background imageBurned Collection: Ruthuen Barracks

Ruthuen Barracks
The ruins of Ruthuen Barracks, near Kingussie, Inverness- shire, Scotland. Built in 1718 to overawe the Highlanders. Burned down by Highlanders in the Jacobite Rebellion (1746). Date: 18th century

Background imageBurned Collection: Fireboat tackling fire at Colonial Wharf, East London

Fireboat tackling fire at Colonial Wharf, East London
A fireboat tackles a fire at Colonial Wharf, Wapping High Street, East London, 27 September 1935. This was a typical big Thamesside fire of the sort which the London Fire Brigade has tackled for over

Background imageBurned Collection: JOAN OF ARC BURNED

JOAN OF ARC BURNED
JOAN OF ARC Burned at the stake in Rouen on 30 May 1431. Frere Isambard holds up a cross; Martin Ladvenu offers prayers Date: 1412? - 1431

Background imageBurned Collection: Ruins of Red House, Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies

Ruins of Red House, Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies
Ruins of the Red House, a government building in Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies. It was set on fire during the Water Riots in March 1903. circa 1903

Background imageBurned Collection: Stationers Hall interior

Stationers Hall interior
The first Stationers Hall was burned down in the Great Fire of London in 1666 and the new Hall and its interior are much the same now as when the Hall reopened in 1673. Date: 19th century

Background imageBurned Collection: A roast pig on a spit, West Country

A roast pig on a spit, West Country. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageBurned Collection: Consolidated B-24J Liberator

Consolidated B-24J Liberator
USAF 491st Bg Bomber Group Consolidated B-24J Liberator Burned Wreckage Date: 1944

Background imageBurned Collection: Maison Jeanne DArc, Rouen

Maison Jeanne DArc, Rouen
An etching of a market square with tall, half timbered houses in Rouen, France. It was by the location where Joan of Arc was burned alive, on May 30th, 1431

Background imageBurned Collection: L'Atlantique liner towed into Cherbourg harbour

L'Atlantique liner towed into Cherbourg harbour
The burned out shell of French luxury cruise liner L'Atlantique towed into Cherbourg harbour Date: 1933

Background imageBurned Collection: Spain, province of Palencia, Becerril de Campos

Spain, province of Palencia, Becerril de Campos. Hermitage of San Juan. In the year 1771 it caught fire, losing the remaining remains of it over the years. Illustration by Letre

Background imageBurned Collection: Incense burner (Sahumador). Silver. 19th century. Argentina

Incense burner (Sahumador). Silver. 19th century. Argentina. Museum of the Americas. Madrid, Spain. Date: 2018

Background imageBurned Collection: SERVET, Miguel (1511-1553). Spanish doctor and theologian

SERVET, Miguel (1511-1553). Spanish doctor and theologian. Known for his theory on the circulation of blood. He was condemned as a heretic, and sentenced to death by being burned alive

Background imageBurned Collection: Crashed Allied plane at Fournes, France, WW1

Crashed Allied plane at Fournes, France, WW1
A crashed Allied plane at Fournes, on the Western Front in northern France, during the First World War, with German troops and others gathered round. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageBurned Collection: ROMANY FUNERAL PYRE

ROMANY FUNERAL PYRE
A Romany gipsy funeral pyre, where the caravan of the deceased gipsy elder is burned. Here, accompanied by a policeman, relatives are paying their last respects. Date: 1930s

Background imageBurned Collection: CHINESE FUNERAL CUSTOM

CHINESE FUNERAL CUSTOM
The corpse is provided with a passport to ensure his easy entry into the next world : this is burned at the time of his funeral Date: 1915

Background imageBurned Collection: EXECUTION/JOHN LAURENCE

EXECUTION/JOHN LAURENCE
Protestant martyr John Laurence is burned to death by Catholics

Background imageBurned Collection: FLORIDA CHIEF DIES

FLORIDA CHIEF DIES
A Florida tribe mourns its dead chief, whose body is ritually burned Date: 1721

Background imageBurned Collection: Hop Frog

Hop Frog
HOP-FROG The miserable end of the King & his courtiers. Date: First published: 1850

Background imageBurned Collection: All Saints Anglican church on Wiener StraBe in Dresden

All Saints Anglican church on Wiener StraBe in Dresden
19th century vintage photograph: All Saints Church was an Anglican church on Wiener Strasze in Dresden. It was in the Early English Period of Neo-Gothic architecture

Background imageBurned Collection: Art students protest about Lord Leverhulme

Art students protest about Lord Leverhulme
Art students in London protest against Lord Leverhulme who had returned a portrait of himself by Augustus John to the artist with the head cut out

Background imageBurned Collection: Lady badly burned in an accident with a paraffin lamp

Lady badly burned in an accident with a paraffin lamp. Date: 1871

Background imageBurned Collection: PROTESTANTS ROASTED

PROTESTANTS ROASTED
Henri II orders Calvinist protestants to be hanged and burned, lowering them on ropes into the fire, pulling them up again, and so on, until they are well and truly roasted Date: 1558

Background imageBurned Collection: Pigeon Scout

Pigeon Scout
Pigeon Fraser Scout 117, delivered to Langley Field November 1917, transferred o McCook Field for testing, but crashed soon after taking off on its first flight, killing the pilot

Background imageBurned Collection: Milton Abbey, Dorset, England founded by King Athelstan in the 10th century

Milton Abbey, Dorset, England founded by King Athelstan in the 10th century. The medieval church burned down in 1309 and rebuilding was had barely begun before the Dissolution

Background imageBurned Collection: Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together

Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them before all men - an act of vandalism for which it is difficult to forgive them

Background imageBurned Collection: Protestants persecuted, France 1703

Protestants persecuted, France 1703
Protestant homes in France, where they might attempt to hold religious congregations, are attacked and burned. Date: 1703

Background imageBurned Collection: Jacques De Molay

Jacques De Molay
JACQUES DE MOLAY, Grand Maitre des Templiers, arrested and burned by Philippe IV who was jealous of the Templars power Date: 1243 - 1314

Background imageBurned Collection: JOAN OF ARC AT STAKE

JOAN OF ARC AT STAKE
JOAN OF ARC She kisses the cross before being burned at the stake, in Rouen, 30 May 1431 Date: 1431

Background imageBurned Collection: Second Royal Exchange

Second Royal Exchange
Designed by Edward Jarman and opened in 1669, it burned down in January 1838. It had been used by the Lloyds insurance market

Background imageBurned Collection: Old South Sea House

Old South Sea House, headquarters of the South Sea Company, which burned down in 1826, on the corner of Bishopsgate Street and Threadneedle Street in the City of London Date: 19th century

Background imageBurned Collection: The Church of the Pilgrim Fathers, Southwark, London, dedicated to the Pilgrims who

The Church of the Pilgrim Fathers, Southwark, London, dedicated to the Pilgrims who travelled to America in the Mayflower in 1620 - destroyed in a German Luftwaffe raid on London. Date: 1941

Background imageBurned Collection: A devastating fire at a British Public School for Boys, which appears to have gutted the

A devastating fire at a British Public School for Boys, which appears to have gutted the elegant Victorian Main building and a number of ancilliary buildings

Background imageBurned Collection: Two Saints make shoes being tempted by the devil. Engraving

Two Saints make shoes being tempted by the devil. Engraving

Background imageBurned Collection: Papelotte Farm - Waterloo

Papelotte Farm - Waterloo
Papelotte Farm is located on the Waterloo battlefield and formed part of the defence system of the Duke of Wellington on 18 June 1815

Background imageBurned Collection: Jan Hus (1369-1415). Engraving. Colored

Jan Hus (1369-1415). Engraving. Colored
Jan Hus (1369-1415). Czech priest, philosopher and reformer. Engraving. Colored

Background imageBurned Collection: Fire at Pengwern Hall, St. Asaph, Wales

Fire at Pengwern Hall, St. Asaph, Wales - The Seat of Lord Mostyn. The treasures of the house (paintings and rare manuscripts) were for the most part saved the devastation

Background imageBurned Collection: Reims Cathedral, France, after German bombing, WW1

Reims Cathedral, France, after German bombing, WW1
Two views of Reims Cathedral, France, after bombing by the Germans during the First World War. Date: September 1914

Background imageBurned Collection: High Street and Memorial to William Hunter, Brentwood, Essex

High Street and Memorial to William Hunter, Brentwood, Essex
The Martyrs Elm - planted on the spot where Protestant (Marian) Martyr William Hunter was incinerated in 1555 in Brentwood, Essex. Date: circa 1906

Background imageBurned Collection: Crystal Palace at Sydenham is destroyed by fire

Crystal Palace at Sydenham is destroyed by fire
The Crystal Palace at Sydenham is destroyed by a devastating fire on 30th November 1936. One of the 284ft water towers (designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel)

Background imageBurned Collection: The Burning of the Guillotine on the Place Voltaire; Paris C

The Burning of the Guillotine on the Place Voltaire; Paris C
Illustration showing the Communards burning a guillotine in the Place Voltaire, during the Paris Commune of 1871. The Communards burned or destroyed a number of symbols of power in Paris

Background imageBurned Collection: Richmond, Va. Ruined buildings in the burned district

Richmond, Va. Ruined buildings in the burned district. Photograph of the main eastern theater of war, fallen Richmond, April-June 1865. Date 1865

Background imageBurned Collection: Ruins of a Palace at Oreanda in the Crimea

Ruins of a Palace at Oreanda in the Crimea built by Nicholas I in the mid 19th century. The Oreanda estate had been a favoured retreat for the Russian Royalty for many years prior to construction of

Background imageBurned Collection: Nottingham / Castle Burns

Nottingham / Castle Burns
Nottingham Castle is burned down during a riot by crowds supporting reform

Background imageBurned Collection: Wartime damage in Valdobbriadene, Italy, WW1

Wartime damage in Valdobbriadene, Italy, WW1
Wartime damage by Austro-Hungarian troops to a row of shops (including a goldsmith s) in Valdobbriadene, province of Treviso, Italy, towards the end of the First World War. Date: circa 1918

Background imageBurned Collection: France. Medieval stele, erected in 1960, in memory of the Ca

France. Medieval stele, erected in 1960, in memory of the Cathars were burned as heretics in the 13th century, after the crusade by Pope Innocent III. Meadow of Burned (Camp dels Cremats). Montsegur



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