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    UK - The sealed mausoleum believed to be a time machine

    Independent:

    Brompton Cemetery: sealed mausoleum believed to be fully-functioning time machine

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    The idea that Hannah Courtoy’s tomb is a time machine – a kind of stone-walled Tardis – has been fermenting for years. It is based on a volatile mixture of historical fact, supposition, and unfettered flights of the imagination.

    It is true that Hannah, who died in 1849, was most likely acquainted with Joseph Bonomi, a well-known sculptor and Egyptologist whose relatively modest gravestone lies only a few metres away from the Courtoy mausoleum. It is rumoured that Bonomi designed Hannah’s mausoleum, a theory given some credence by its pyramid-shaped peak and by the mysterious hieroglyphics inscribed on the walls of the tomb and on Bonomi’s own headstone.

    The Victorians were fascinated with the idea of time travel, and some believed the pharaohs had discovered its secrets. Might Bonomi have learned the time-travel trick during one of his expeditions to the pyramids?
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    Psychic torpedo. Beautiful.

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    I thought that we weren't supposed to talk about this Tardis. Oops.

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    I think you're confusing the Tardis with Figh... nevermind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wfgodot View Post
    There's probably one way to find out. Is it bigger on the INSIDE???

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    The true-life story described in this book took place in early 19th century London. It is one of greed, conspiracy and betrayal. It relates to a man known as John Courtoy. During his lifetime John became one of the richest men in England.

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    John Courtoy was born Nicolas Jacquinet in 1729, in the town of Jussey, France. He adopted the name of John Courtoy when he fled to England in 1751. This was allegedly after the discovery of an affair with his married half-sister.
    http://www.amazon.com/Courtoys-Compl.../dp/0953665976
    The world is full of monsters with friendly faces and angels full of scars. ~ Unknown

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