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2013-07-25 23:03:47

Oxford CIty FC will have all home match highlights on their website (http://www.oxfordcityfc.com) on Oxford City TV provided through Oxbox. OXFORD, UK (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Today the President of Oxford City FC Thomas Anthony Guerriero announced that the highlights of all Oxford City FC (OTCQB:WMXG) home matches in the Conference North will be available to view online at the Oxford City website (http://www.oxfordcityfc.com) for the forthcoming season. The club have enlisted local online...

Archaeologists To Open Stone Coffin Found With Richard III
2013-07-23 17:03:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UK archeologists said they plan to lift the lid on a stone coffin this week that was found at the same Grey Friars archeological site as the recently discovered remains of King Richard III. Experts said they expect the coffin to contain either a medieval knight or one of two eminent Franciscans who lived at the nearby friary. The unusual coffin was discovered in September, but the archeological team said they weren't able to get to...

Viewing Platform Erected At Richard III, Grey Friars Dig Site
2013-07-12 06:29:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As archaeologists continue to find pieces of medieval artifacts at the Richard III/Grey Friars dig site under a car park in Leicester, team officials are inviting the public to watch workers do their thing. A public viewing platform was erected at the site on July 10, which allows all passersby a chance to stop and have a look at what is being unearthed at the excavation site. The site has been under excavation since the beginning...

Richard III Dig Site May Also Hold Beheaded Friars
2013-07-10 07:16:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As work continues at the Grey Friars church dig site where University of Leicester archaeologists earlier discovered the remains of King Richard III, excavators are hoping to uncover a more gruesome burial. A group of friars who were beheaded for treason by King Henry IV in 1402 may have been buried at the church site, some 80 years before Richard III was hastily buried with neither coffin nor shroud. While researchers were...

Leicester Interns Unearth Medieval Artifacts At Richard III Dig Site
2013-07-09 06:19:06

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just a few days into a month-long excavation of Grey Friars church in Leicester, where University of Leicester researchers uncovered the grave of King Richard III last September, university interns have already found some interesting artifacts. Year 12 intern Emma Link and archaeology undergraduate Claire Calver have just begun work at the dig site and have already unearthed some medieval remains. As part of their work at the...

Archaeologists Begin New Dig At Richard III Burial Site
2013-07-02 06:29:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly five months since remains found in a car park in Leicester, England were proven to be those of Richard III, a new study is being undertaken by researchers at University of Leicester to shed new light on the final resting place of the fallen king. Experts plan to spend the next several weeks carefully digging up the burial spot at the site of the once erect Grey Friars church in hopes of revealing much more about the...

2013-06-27 23:35:16

5th Annual Martinis 4 Mutts Benefit for Last chance Animal Rescue to be held Saturday Evening in Southampton. The event will be hosted by Real Housewives of New York Star and animal lover, Sonja Morgan from 6-9 pm at Seasons of Southampton. Hamptons, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 HAMPTONS MEDIA ALERT: Last Chance Animal Rescue will be hosting their 5th Annual Martinis 4 Mutts event at Season of Southampton (15 Prospect Street, Southampton) this Saturday, June 29th from 6-9PM. The event...

2013-06-25 23:02:05

Last Chance Animal Rescue will be hosting their 5th Annual Martinis 4 Mutts. The event will be hosted by Real Housewives of New York and animal lover, Sonja Morgan on June 29th, 2013. East Hampton (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Last Chance Animal Rescue will be hosting their 5th Annual Martinis 4 Mutts event at Season of Southampton (15 Prospect Street, Southampton) this Saturday, June 29th from 6-9PM. The event will be hosted by Real Housewives of New York and animal lover, Sonja Morgan. Bull Dog...


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Canvey Island Monster
2013-08-01 12:07:38

In November 1953, a carcass of a strange looking creature washed up on the shore of Canvey Island, England. Another carcass was found in August 1954. The Canvey Island Monster was the name given to this creature. The 1953 carcass was 2.4 feet in length with bulging eyes, gills, and thick reddish brown skin. Its feet were shaped like a horseshoe with five toes, but lacked arms and hands. The remains were considered no threat so it was cremated. The second carcass was similar in looks but...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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