Republic of Korea Navy ship ROKS WONSAN, and the Royal Australian Navy ships HMAS HUON and HMAS GASCOYNE returning from the Western Pacific Naval Symposium’s (WPNS) Mine Countermeasures and Diving Exercise 2014.The primary goal of the MCMEX exercise was to test participating nations’ ability to come together and respond to a humanitarian emergency in the Pacific, through a range of scenarios set in Auckland Harbour and the Hauraki Gulf.
French Marine Nationale Type 69 anti submarine frigate FS Premier maître L'Her (F 792), sends out a boarding party during an anti piracy exercise off coast of Gabon 4 November 2013, during Operation Corymbe. Semi permanent French presence in the Gulf of Guinea, on anti piracy patrols.
HMAS Gascoyne (I) | Royal Australian Navy
Amazing pictures from the French National Library of early cyclists from the pre-1914 era. British riders, Gascoyne being Tom Gascoyne, killed in WWI [Collection Jules Beau. Photographie sportive] : T. 14. Année 1901 / Jules Beau - 101
Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmoreland Second wife of Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmoreland. Mother of Anne and Cecily Neville along with 12 others. Joan was the legitimate daughter of John of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford. She was also the Grandmother of Richard Neville 'the Kingmaker', 16th Earl of Warwick.
Billy is a mascot for Western Australian tourism group - Gascoyne Murchison group.
Sir William Gascoigne: Many of Kate’s relationships to Americans derive from the marriage of Sir William Gascoigne (d. 1487) and Lady Margaret Percy, who are ancestors of George Washington, Meriwether Lewis, Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd of the South Pole, General George Smith Patton, Jr., and Ellen DeGeneres—and of several million Americans today.
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, KG GCVO PC (3 February 1830 – 22 August 1903), styled Lord Robert Cecil before 1865 and Viscount Cranborne from June 1865 until April 1868, was a British Conservative statesman and thrice Prime Minister, serving for a total of over 13 years. The first British Prime Minister of the 20th century, he was the last Prime Minister to head his full administration from the House of Lords.
Princesse Elvira de Bavière (1868-1943) Comtesse Rudolf von Wrbna-Kaunitz-Rietberg-Questenberg und Freudenthal
My admiration for Henry VIII's wife Katherine Parr who survived, by Camilla
When Catherine Parr married Henry VIII in 1543 - here captured in an 18th century drawing - she had already been married twice. Parr was married to Edward Burgh in 1529 and widowed in 1533. She then married John Neville in 1534, only to be widowed again in 1543. She married Henry VIII in the summer of that year.