William of Tyre


William of Tyre
William of Tyre
Archbishop of Tyre and historian (1130-1190)

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  • William Tranter — (1816 1890) was a British gunmaker and gun designer.His youth and early careerBorn in Oldbury near Birmingham, William Tranter was the eldest son of a blacksmith. Birmingham was for many years the centre of arms manufacture in England and in 1830 …   Wikipedia


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