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What Did Viking Warriors Wear In Order to Stay Warm in Those Cold North Winters?

The Vikings were Norse or Scandinavian people famous for being pirates, explorers, and merchants who raided and colonized areas in Europe. Norsemen used their...

How the Mongol Empire Rose to Power Will Make You Respect Them Even More

The Empire of Genghis Khan  The Empire of Genghis Khan, the greatest in extent the world has ever seen (it was six thousand miles from...

What Kind of Food Was Common Among the People in the Middle ages?

Back in the Middle Ages, there were very various types of food. Who you were, where you lived, and whether the harvest was good or...

The Marian Army Reforms , What did Gaius Marius do to change Rome ?

Gaius Marius Gaius Marius comes from a latin family, that lived  in a village close to the town of Arpinum. His parents didn't give him any...

The 7 Ways Medieval English Soldiers Were Recruited For Battle

Recruiting a soldier for battle is not the easiest task one can have, especially in the medieval ages. In a period where most were...

Historical Profiles

Maria Theresa, The Last Emperor From the Habsburg House - The Biggest Family in the World

Maria Theresa, The Last Emperor From the Habsburg House – The...

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Maria held the following titles: Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Transylvania, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria and Galicia, the Austrian Netherlands and Parma. Plus by marriage, she was Duchess of Lorraine, Grand Duchess of Tuscany and Holy Roman Empress.
Catherine The Great - The First Woman to be Called "The Great"

Catherine The Great – The First Woman to be Called “The...

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Catherine came from German heritage.  She had a disturbing childhood, but her family pulled the right strings, and along with the help of Fredrick the great she was soon to be marrying the future King of Russia, Peter III.

Wars and Battles

Biggest Misconceptions About European Knights And Crusaders

Biggest Misconceptions About European Knights And Crusaders

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Here we list some of the biggest misconceptions that people had about European knights and crusdaers during the medieval period.
History Of British Battle Equipment Over 1000 Years

History Of British Battle Equipment Over 1000 Years

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From 1066 to 2014, we have created a short gallery of images depicting the many items soldiers had to carry to war. 

Ancient History

How People With Mental Illnesses Were Treated in the Middle Ages

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A mental illness can be caused by a lot of factors, be it environmental, psychological, or genetic. These disorders influence the cognitive ability of...

The Battle of Erigon Valley 358 BC and How Philip III...

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Philip was in a bad position and the enemies were at the gates. He managed to play them for his benefit and afterwards made...

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The Battle of Clontarf 1014 AD and the End of Viking Power in Ireland

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The Battle of Granicus 334 BC – The First Major Victory for Alexander of Macedon

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The First Battle For England’s Throne – The Battle of Stamford Bridge 1066 AD

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