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Re: Queen Elizabeth's Pocket Pistol
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2017, 12:56:16 »
Last time we visited it was in the NAAFI. :)

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Re: Queen Elizabeth's Pocket Pistol
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2017, 23:56:47 »
Some of the pictures of it outside show it looking In a really bad state.

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Re: Queen Elizabeth's Pocket Pistol
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2017, 23:40:27 »
To remain ignorant of what happened before you were born is to remain a child......Cicero

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Queen Elizabeth's Pocket Pistol
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2017, 23:10:44 »
Queen Elizabeth's Pocket Pistol is a cannon built in 1544 in Utrecht by Jan Tolhuys, before Elizabeth I came to the throne. The gun was presented to Henry VIII by Maximiliaan van Egmond, Count of Buren and Stadtholder of Friesland as a gift for his young daughter Elizabeth.

The Pocket Pistol :)

 

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