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Who Would You Like To Meet!

Littlemo

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Hi Everyone,
Last night I watched a Documentary I had on Tape about U.S. President John F Kennedy & it made me think if you could go back in History which 3 People would you most like to meet.(Relies not included)
My Choice would be J.F.K. Henry V111 & it"s a toss up between Charles Dickens & Emmiline Pankhurst so let"s make it 4!
Reasons for my choice are I think JFK was the most fascinating man in recent history. Henry, as I"d like to know if he was really as bad as he"s made out to be, Dickens as his books are a real insight into the inequalities & evils of his time & Mrs Pankhurst because at heart I"m a staunch woman"s libber!
I"d love to read who others would like to meet & why.
Happy Hunting everyone
Luv Littlemoxx
 

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Hi I think I would like to meet Boudicea [if that is the correct spelling] as I have read books about her, [was she really that violent] Richard 3rd - was he as bad as he was made out to be. I agree with King Henry surely he wasn't that awful. [well maybe...] & William Shakespeare - did he really write those books???? or did someone else write them. :)

Emmiline Pankhurst too for very good reasons they suffered a lot for us women!!
[sorry that makes 5], I guess I am a staunch woman's libber too
 
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How about meeting ordinary people who acheived great things such as farmers and their families who travelled to 'the new world'. The indigenous people who made their living in harmony with their surroundings and what about early man without whos inventiveness and artistic abilities we would not be what and where we are today? Perhaps not altogether a great thing
Carol :kissu:
I'm not really that much of a misery C :)
 
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My great great grandad, to ask him why was he put into a ragged school at 6 years of age (possibly earlier), what happened to his parents (possibly father hung) and why can I not find either of his daughters on any BMD register.

He was quite an enigma :)
 

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Hi

I suppose I would really like to meet 3 ancestors. The 3 being ones who are elusive like George Coombs, Sarah Bradford and Thomas Roberts Snr born in 1777ish.

Ben
 

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Great question,fun ones would be...Eve before Adam got his hands on her and Lady Godiva would have been fun though horses scare me.

My three would be Ceaser...the Romans were amazing,Mozart...i went past his house in Paris last year and the sense of history was fantastic and Florence Nightingale,the work she did in a mans war in Crimea was ....well there isnt words to describe.
Peters choice of Brunel would have been good,being from Swindon,hes known for the railways but i like his bridge crossing the Tamar in Plymouth.
 

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Hi All, great question Mo!. The three I would pick out in history would be 1.Sir Francis Drake, to ask him about his sail around the world,the battle with the Armada and what was Queen Elizabeth1 was really like?
2 General Alexander Haig,Where his Generals really like donkeys leading lions in the first World War?.3 Lastly General Eissenhower before D. Day that was a decision with the world literally on your shoulders waiting for the answer?
Kerrymac :)
 

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Hi Mo,

I would like to meet:

Richard III - after reading the Daughter of Time by JosephineTey, I'm really not sure he did murder the little Princes

Napoleon - did he really have champagne glasses designed to look like Josephine's breasts

St.Lawrence of pudsey - did he really taunt his executioners as he was beeing roasted on the spit (see the church website for Pudsey)

Mostly I'd like to go back and sweep up all my little dead baby/infant/child rellies and bring them back to 2009 to get them the antibiotics needed to make sure they didn't die of, complications through bad teeth, septic throats & flu etc.

Cheers,
Jill
 

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