Nicopeia Icon of San Marco

This icon was the Imperial standard of Constantinople and was paraded along the walls and carried into battle by emperors. Crusader loot - it's now in Venice

Cherokee ancestry - Shoe Boots, Clarinda and my DNA

Roaring Chicken Tuskingo Chief Shoe boots is my 4th great grandfather.  He abducted my 4th great grandmother, Clarinda Ellington, in the last great Indian raid in Kentucky and they had a family. She was rescued and returned to her family.