Rosa Bathurst, the sleeping beauty of the Tiber river

We are in in the Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome, Italy.Rosa Bathurst was found after six months and she looked like she was just asleep the whole time.Rosa was a beautiful 16 years old girl from a noble English family and in 1824 she was staying with her uncles in Rome. She was a charming and intelligent girl, full of life, always attending social events and apparently well known and admired by everyone.In the morning of March 16, 1824, Rosa and a small group of people went on a riding trip…

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#TodayInHistory – September 14

September 14 – Some important events on this day. 81 👉🏼 Domitian becomes Emperor of the Roman Empire upon the death of his brother Titus 1629 👉🏼 Siege of ‘s-Hertogenbosch: Spanish garrison surrenders to Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange 1741 👉🏼 George Frideric Handel finishes his “Messiah” oratorio after working on it non-stop for 23 days 1752 👉🏼 Britain and the British Empire (including the American colonies) adopt the Gregorian calendar 1812 👉🏼 Great Fire of Moscow begins as Napoleon approaches the city and retreating Russians burn it – fire…

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