Beautiful photograph of Bottallack engine house amidst stormy seas and crashing waves. Cornwall, England Photo by Peter Hulance Photography.

Beautiful photograph of one of The Crowns Engine Houses, Botallack, amidst stormy seas and crashing waves. Cornwall, England Photo by Peter Hulance Photography.

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Verity Blamey

Verity Blamey (neé Poldark) is the sister of the late Francis Poldark, the cousin of Ross.

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George Warleggan

George Warleggan was a banker. George was the second husband of Elizabeth Warleggan and the.

July 25: Double the pleasure of the 12-book series with this DVD collection, Poldark by Winston Graham. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Poldark_Novels http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poldark

Poldark: The Complete Collection Discs] [DVD]

John Treneglos "traced his ancestry back to Robert, Count of Mortain" (Ross Poldark 3, viii). Robert, Count of Mortain, 2nd Earl of Cornwall (c. 1031–1090) - Norman nobleman and the half-brother of William I of England; one of the participants at the Battle of Hastings. At the time of the Domesday Book he was one of the greatest landholders in England. Pictured: scene in the Bayeux Tapestery depicting "Rotbert," Count of Mortain, and his brothers (wiki).

Keep it in the family - Duke William with half brothers Odo and Robert

"The [lamp] well contained pilchard oil and the smell was fishy" (Ross Poldark 1, X, 2). "Cornwall's fishing industry was mainly based on the enormous catches of the pilchard, a type of sardine" (georgianindex.net). "Each fishing village had many cellars where the pilchards were processed. The pilchards were placed in stone tanks, salted and pressed. The oil escaped through a drain hole and was collected" (http://www.pznow.co.uk/maritime/fishing1.html). IMG: wiki

Cornish Pilchards, also known as sardines outside of Cornwall, Pilchards are small oily fish from the herring family. Sardines are an important part of Cornish Cuisince and were for centuries a sta…

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Anton Poldark

Anton Poldark is the main antagonist of the 2010 film, The Spy Next Door.

After being wounded, Ross was drafted to NY: "He's in New York, now [...] part of the 62nd regiment of foot" (Ross Poldark, prologue). Painting depicting a soldier from a light company and an officer from a different company of the same regiment. Given the date when the painting was created, 1772 or 1773, as well as the facings, lace and hats, it appears that the two men are from the 62nd Regiment of Foot (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/62nd_%28Wiltshire%29_Regiment_of_Foot).

Two Soldiers, 1772 by Charles Forrest The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Does this 1772 pastel drawing depict members of the Regiment of Foot?

"Cornweallas" shown on an early 19th-century map of "Saxon England" (and Wales) based on the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.

"Cornweallas" shown on an early century map of "Saxon England" (and Wales) based on the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

"Jinny [Martin] was a spaller at the mine" (Ross Poldark, 1, iii, 3). Spalling - breaking up ore using a cobbing hammer. Bal-maiden - a girl who works on the surface of a mine (F.W.P. Jago, The Ancient Language and the Dialect of Cornwall, p. 111). Img: wiki

BAL MAIDEN: 'Jinny [Martin] was a spaller at the mine' (Ross Poldark, iii, Spalling - breaking up ore using a cobbing hammer. Bal-maiden - a girl who works on the surface of a mine (F. Jago, 'The Ancient Language and the Dialect of Cornwall', ✫ღ⊰n

Truro Cornwall. Looking from St Mary's Street towards Truro Cathedral. Gothic Revival design by John Loughborough Pearson

Truro, Cornwall, UK - Looking from St Mary's Street towards Truro Cathedral. Gothic Revival design by John Loughborough Pearson

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