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The 10 Grusome Steps of the William Wallace Death

After the execution of William Wallace, his body was cut into four pieces and shown around the country to demonstrate what would happen to rebels.

The Great Famine in Ireland (1845-1849)

Before the “Great Famine” As a result of the English colonization of the XII — XVIII centuries and repressive anti-Catholic laws of the indigenous Irish...

The Stories Of 5 Extremely Respected Female Warriors

Of course, The Maid of Orléans is one of the most remarkable figures in history: of any kind, of any gender, of any age.

The 2 Most Notorious Medieval Gangs That You Have Never Heard Of

A generation later after their deaths, the Folvilles were celebrated as Robin Hood-like outlaws who righted the wrongs of bad government.

What Did Peasants do for Entertainment in the Middle Ages?

Ever wondered what peasants did for entertainment in the Middle Ages? Most villages at the time had a gathering place in the center of town. People...

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Priests and Their Role in the Middle Ages

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During the Middle Ages, the clergy and the Church were very influential. The kings appointed members of the clergy including the bishops and priests. In return,...

Greatest Historical Leaders From Asia That You Must Know About

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1) Genghis Khan: The most well-known asian leaders in history is none other but Genghis Khan. Born Temujin and into a noble family from a clan...

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How Armies Manufactured so Many Arrows for a Battle

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There are different types of bows and each bow has its own unique arrow set.
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How did a Medieval Battle End?

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Have you ever wondered what happens after the battle was over?

Ancient History

Twins in History – A Blessing or a Curse?

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The birth of twins isn't something unusual. Historically, it was accepted in many cultures.
Glima The Nordic Martial Art Practiced by the Vikings

Glima – The Nordic Martial Art Practiced by the Vikings

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What is Glima? Glima is a Scandinavian martial arts system used by the fearless Vikings. Strength wasn't the only way to dominate your opponent even...

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