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Identification of military uniform, probably French or Italian

I'm trying to ID someone's military uniform in an old family photo. Not a lot of clues to go on, except that the man was probably French or Italian, maybe in a colonial setting. Perhaps someone can ...
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Can you identify the markings on this WW1 trench art?

enter image description hereCan anyone help me decode these markings?
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What's the source that Henry IV was the first post-Norman conquest monarch to speak English as their first language?

Okay; the oft-cited fact that "Henry IV was the first English monarch after 1066 whose first language was English". Now, while I have no doubt it was, what I find puzzling about this is that ...
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