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Background imageSeizes Collection: Tripolitania War 1911

Tripolitania War 1911
An Italian soldier seizes the the green flag of the Prophet signifying their battle victory, during the Tripolitanian War (1911 - 1912)

Background imageSeizes Collection: Maps Wrens London

Maps Wrens London
Christopher Wren seizes the opportunity of the Great Fire to draw up plans for a brave new London - which alas will be only partially realised. Date: 1666

Background imageSeizes Collection: David Seizes the Ark

David Seizes the Ark
David chooses Jerusalem as his capital, and installs there the Ark of the Covenant retrieved from the Philistines He dances before it as the procession enters the city

Background imageSeizes Collection: Dragon of Wantley

Dragon of Wantley
THE DRAGON OF WANTLEY seizes another victim

Background imageSeizes Collection: THE GAMBLER C1810

THE GAMBLER C1810
He loses all... till madness seizes on his fevrish brain A gentleman gambler, deep in debt, raises his fist in impotent rage. Date: circa 1810

Background imageSeizes Collection: SANCTUARY VIOLATED

SANCTUARY VIOLATED
De Craucombe seizes Hubert de Burgh, even though he has claimed sanctuary Date: 1232

Background imageSeizes Collection: Enthusiast Preaching

Enthusiast Preaching
Sunday Work which ought to be prohibited - a sectarian preacher harangues his congregation while a pickpocket seizes his chance - and a handkerchief ! Date: 1793

Background imageSeizes Collection: Catherine Segurane

Catherine Segurane
When the Turks attack Nice (at this time part of Savoy) Catherine Segurane, a laundress, seizes a flag in one hand and a sword in the other and leads the defence. Date: Summer 1543

Background imageSeizes Collection: Cinna Assassinated

Cinna Assassinated
Lucius Cornelius Cinna seizes consular power, but is murdered by mutinous troops just as he is embarking on a new military campaign. Date: 84

Background imageSeizes Collection: Gulliver / Blefuscudians

Gulliver / Blefuscudians
Gulliver seizes the enemys fleet - the Blefuscudians. Date: First published: 1726

Background imageSeizes Collection: Gustaf I and Church

Gustaf I and Church
Gustaf I Vasa seizes church lands, initiating the Reformation in Sweden : he confronts Peter Sunnavader

Background imageSeizes Collection: Piludski Coup 1

Piludski Coup 1
Marshal Piludski, in a coup d etat, seizes power and makes himself virtual dictator of Poland : his supporters occupy the Belvedere, Warsaw

Background imageSeizes Collection: Thetis Taken by Surprise

Thetis Taken by Surprise
Though wed to Peleus, the naiad resists his embraces, turning herself into a tree etc : but one day he finds her sleeping, seizes the chance, makes her mother of Achilles

Background imageSeizes Collection: Roger I and Weavers

Roger I and Weavers
Roger I of Sicily, conquers Corinth, Thebes and Athens, seizes quantities of fabrics and also compels weavers to come and work in Sicily

Background imageSeizes Collection: Fable / Trouts & Gudgeon

Fable / Trouts & Gudgeon
TWO TROUTS & THE GUDGEON A mother trout warns its young about the dangers of eating a fly whereupon a gudgeon seizes the fly and falls victim to the fishermans bait

Background imageSeizes Collection: Man Eaten by Crocodile

Man Eaten by Crocodile
THE TENTYRITES AND THE ICHNEUMON A huge crocodile seizes a man in its jaws on the island of Tentyra

Background imageSeizes Collection: Polar Bear / Mr Borgen

Polar Bear / Mr Borgen
Polar bear seizes Dr. Borgen of Koldeweys Arctic expedition, but he is rescued

Background imageSeizes Collection: Sea-Fight Off Dunkerque

Sea-Fight Off Dunkerque
The English fleet seizes on a French fleet sailing to the relief of Dunkerque

Background imageSeizes Collection: Pizarro Seizes Atahualpa

Pizarro Seizes Atahualpa
Pizarro and his men treacherously seize Atahualpa

Background imageSeizes Collection: Montezuma in Chains

Montezuma in Chains
Cortes seizes Montezuma and puts him in chains

Background imageSeizes Collection: Don Quixote 1

Don Quixote 1
Don Quixote seizes the Barbers Bason for the Mambrinos Helmet

Background imageSeizes Collection: Battle of Arcola

Battle of Arcola
Napoleon seizes the French flag from Augerau and leads his men across the bridge of Arcola in the face of fierce opposition from the Austrians

Background imageSeizes Collection: Folklore / Extraterrestria

Folklore / Extraterrestria
A VENUSIAN giant seizes the foolhardy travellers from Earth


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