Thursday, 13 March 2014

Saturday Breakfast Show Strange But True facts for 15th March 2014 part 2 of 2

  1. King Richard I Of England, also known as 'Richard The Lionhart' died as a result of a shot from a crossbow on 11th April 1199. 
  2. For nearly three decades starting in 1974, Cardinal Sin was Archbishop Of Manila in the Philippines. 
  3.  Terence Rattigan was the screenplay writer for the 1969 musical version of 'Goodbye Mr Chips'.
  4. Trial Of Tears refers to the 1838 removal of the Cherokee in Oklahoma Western United States.
  5. Sir Walter Scott is on every bank note issued by the the Bank Of Scotland.
  6. Tutankhamen, Aka 'The Boy King' & 'King Tut', is thought to have lived until 18 years of age,was an Egyptian Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty and ruled from 1333 BC at the age of just 10. 
  7. Kopi Luwak is a coffee made from beans that have been eaten and excreted by a North American Cat called a Civet.
  8. Sir Richard Arkwright is considered the father of modern industrial factory system and his inventions were the catalyst for the Industrial Revolution. Sir Richard Arkwright invented 'The Spinning Frame' for spinning fibres such as cotton or wool in a mechanised way.
  9.  Thomas Gainsborough's portraits of Jonathan Buttal was mostly dressed in blue, and is known as 'The Boy Blue'
  10. A Norfolk Jacket is traditionally made from tweed. 

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