News, but not the serious kind
Mind your manors, Blog Guy…
Blog Guy, I am enthralled by a little bit of history I stumbled upon in a Reuters story. Are you familiar with a royal palace built by King Henry VIII in the 1500s and named Nonsuch, because no other palace could match its splendor?
The story says a 16th century watercolor of Nonsuch, one of the very few detailed depictions known to exist, is expected to fetch nearly $2 million. Anything that sheds some light on the palace is worth a fortune.
Really! I mean sure, I know a lot about it because I watched “The Tudors” on Showtime, just like everybody else.
I’ve been researching Nonsuch for a while. That watercolor is nice, but I’ve uncovered other treasure troves of historical information, and found hitherto unknown pictures of the place.
Blog Guy, are you even allowed to say hitherto in your blog?
Now, on the left you can make out the grandeur of Nonsuch behind this hot chick. On the right you can see those magical spires in what must be one of the…
Blog Guy, I’m going to stop you from embarrassing yourself further. One of those pictures is the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, and the other is from Hong Kong’s Disneyland Park.
The real palace was torn down hundreds of years ago. These photos are worth nothing.
Nothing, you say? For actual PROOF that Henry VIII visited Beverly Hills and Asia? Why, I have a good mind to…