Assassination: The Royal Family's 1000-Year Curse by David Maislish PDF

By David Maislish

ISBN-10: 1780031483

ISBN-13: 9781780031484

By no means instructed earlier than, Assassination is the revelation of a 1000-year curse that has shaken the monarchy from Canute to Elizabeth II. After years of painstaking examine, David Maislish uncovers the homicide or tried homicide of each unmarried King and Queen. here's English historical past with no the issues that despatched us to sleep at school; as an alternative delivered to lifestyles with a chain of royal murders and close to murders. learn how 1 / 4, probably as many as part, of our Kings and Queens have been killed - even one within the 20th century. it's all in Assassination - the Royal Family's 1000-year curse.

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Archaeological evidence shows that this knot has been around for centuries and deserves a place in knot literature. It will endure due to its simplicity. Cow Hitch (Simple): XX Step 1 Cow Hitch (Simple): Step 2 XX Drape XXX the working end of a rope through a ring, as shown in the photograph, or over a rail or bar. Bring XXX the working end across the front of the standing part, back up and through the ring or over the rail again, and down through the bight of the knot, as shown in the photograph.

A rope can be drawn as tight as a guitar string, if needed, but the amount of tension is under the control of the knot tyer. Trucker’s Hitch: XX Step 1 XXX First, tie a quick-release loop, such as an overhand loop (see page 18), an appropriate distance from the working end of the rope or cord. Then pass the working end through the tiedown point (a ring in the photograph, for example). XX Step 2 Trucker’s Hitch: XXX Bring the working end through the quick-release loop. indd 34 2/9/12 3:10 PM Camping Knots: Moving Hitches This knot is an excellent method of keeping a tent line taut between the tent and an anchor or for tying a tight line between two trees from which a bear bag can be hung.

Overhand Loop: XX Step 1 XXX Make a relatively long bight in the working end of the cord. XX Step 2 Overhand Loop: XXX Tie an overhand knot (see page 6) with the doubled cord. indd 18 2/9/12 3:09 PM Camping Knots: Loops Slipknot (Simple Noose) The simplest of sliding loops that tightens when pulled The slipknot, also known as the simple noose, can be tied in any type of cordage material, be it synthetic or natural fiber. It works well as the start of a lashing. Although included with camping knots, this one may be useful to climbers and boaters too.

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