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What Did Espionage Look Like in Medieval Europe?

There were professional spies employed by the kings that were spread everywhere. They didn't have a 007 look to them but they still had a good set of skills.

How Were Instruments Made in Medieval Times?

Many of the Medieval musical instruments are ancestors to our modern musical instruments.

Peter the Great – Waking the Bear From It’s Slumber

Looking back at what Peter achieved we can see that he left a serious mark on the map and also contributed largely to the modernization of Russia.

How King Louis the Great Made France Into the Leading Power in Europe

Known as the “Sun King,” Louis XIV centralized power in the French monarchy and reigned over a period of great prosperity in which France became a dominant force in Europe.

How 600 Soldiers Destroyed the Aztec Empire and Conquered Most of Mexico

Around 400 Spanish soldiers, 16 mounted soldiers, and 200 native American's were used for this conquest.

The Role of the Jester in the Medieval Society

In this way, jesters also played a role to prevent over-oppression due to political affairs and they also helped the members of the nobility to rule well.

The Use and History of the Facon Knife

As the Portuguese explorers went through South America, the native people that lived there adopted this particular blade, and pretty soon after the Gauchos got introduced to this knife, and it was a perfect fit for their needs.

Most Common Beverages in The Medieval Period

In the Medieval period, people enjoyed drinking as much as we enjoy it today, and because they did not have water filters back then it was actually even more necessary to drink a brewed beverage.

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What Did Espionage Look Like in Medieval Europe?

There were professional spies employed by the kings that were spread everywhere. They didn't have a 007 look to them but they still had a good set of skills.

How Were Instruments Made in Medieval Times?

Many of the Medieval musical instruments are ancestors to our modern musical instruments.

Peter the Great – Waking the Bear From It’s Slumber

Looking back at what Peter achieved we can see that he left a serious mark on the map and also contributed largely to the modernization of Russia.

How King Louis the Great Made France Into the Leading Power in Europe

Known as the “Sun King,” Louis XIV centralized power in the French monarchy and reigned over a period of great prosperity in which France became a dominant force in Europe.

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