A day off!
And a day off … with a little spending cash.
I’m just thinking …
Should I shop … ?
Or get a haircut?
On the whole, I think the shopping’s the big thing.
I like to eat!
God GOD …
I’ve just noticed something floating across my social media feeds.
Pete Burns, former lead singer of Dead or Alive, has died: of a massive heart attack.
Back in the day? He band the band did some great pop tunes.
Sad day, that … !
~≈†≈~But let’s move on …
Yesterday’s Teaser saw Debbi* putting in her answers: scoring five out of five in the process.
Let’s see how everyone does with today’s themed questions, shall we?
Q1) Henry 5th of England, led his troops in a famous battle: on 25th October, 1415. The Battle was the Battle of where?
Q2) The area the battle took place in, is in Northern where: France, Germany or Spain?
Q3) The Battle took place on Saint whose day: Saint Crispin’s, Saint Denis’s or Saint Edward’s?
Q4) The saint — and his twin brother — are the patron saints of whom: weavers, tanners or saddle makers?
Q5) Henry’s army were quite small: but had a lot of archers. Armed with the English what: crossbow, longbow or compound bow?
Q6) Henry was leading an English army. His opponents were what: German, Belgian or French?
Q7) The Battle took place during which war: the Thirty Years War, the Second World War or the Hundred Years War?
Q8) Charles d’Albret led the opposition forces. What was his title: Butler, Constable or Chancellor?
Q9) The rude version of which gesture is said to date back to the Battle?
Q10) Finally? Shakespeare’s play about Henry 5th was written when: 1597, 1598 or 1599?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) Which famous, French cathedral was dedicated: on 24th October, 1260?A1) Chartres.
Q2) Whose last performance was on 24th October, 1926: Buster Keaton’s, Elvis Presley’s or Harry Houdini’s?
Q3) Ariel and Umbriel were discovered: on 24th October, 1851. The pair are moons of where?A3) Uranus.
Q4) Many stock markets crashed: on 24th October, 2008. The Day’s known as Bloody … what?
Q5) Finally … Roman Emperor, Domitian, was born: on 24th October, 51AD. Which dynasty was he a member of?
I’ll leave you with possibly the only quote I could use …
“This story shall the good man teach his son;
And Crispin Crispian shall ne’er go by,
From this day to the ending of the world,
But we in it shall be remembered-
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.”
Henry V, Act IV Scene iii 18–67. Written by William Shakespeare.
And this video …
Have a good day.
And light a candle for Saint Crispin …
* Always nice to know there’s someone, Debbi! That’s a thought, Debbi, did you see Independence Day? The science fiction film? I keep wondering where the writers got THIS bit … #Henry5th … !?