Tristan da Cunha 2010 History of British Isles (I)

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  • Issue date : 15th January 2010
  • eight values
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  • Print process : lithography
  • Perforations : 13.25 x 13,25

History of the British Isles. Part One[edit]


35p ~ the Battle of Hastings, October 14, 1066: Norman lancer, archer and axe-man
35p ~ the Peasant's Revolt, 1381: peasants rebelling against the poll tax meet with King Richard II (with their leader Wat Tyler being killed at side)
35p ~ King Henry VIII as young king before Hampton Court Palace
35p ~ the Reformation: ruins of an abbey (dissolution of the monasteries) and portrait of Thomas Cranmer, 1489-1556
35p ~ warships (noting Spanish Armada, 1588) and portrait of Queen Elizabeth I
35p ~ the Civil War: map illustrating control of Britain in 1643 (sites of battles indicated), and profiles of royalist and parliamentarian
35p ~ the Jacobite rebellion, 1745: Charles Edward Stuart ('Bonnie Prince Charlie') on horseback, and departing Scotland by French warship, 1745
35p ~ 'scientific innovation': portrait of Isaac Newton, with telescope and book

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