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Why You Wouldn’t Survive In Medieval time

Why You Wouldn’t Survive In Medieval time

Chances are slim that you’ll wake up tomorrow having slipped through a time portal and find yourself now living in a Medieval village. But if that does happen, here are some of the things you can expect. First off, it’s hard being a peasant. Fortunately, you happen not to be a slave, because that status …

Egypt’s Revolutionary Pharaoh

Egypt’s Revolutionary Pharaoh

You are in my heart. There is no other who knows you. Only your son, Sole-One-of-Ra Whom you have taught your ways and your might. Those on earth come from your hand as you made them. When you have dawned, they live. When you set, they die. You yourself are a lifetime; one lives by …

The royal weddings that shaped European history

The last British royal wedding — between Prince William and Kate Middleton, brought together 1,900 guests, many of whom were pretty high profile people. Footballer David Beckham was there with his wife and fashion designer Victoria Beckham. Elton John was there too. But this photo might be the most impressive of all, because This is …

Why Did The King Of England Execute His Wives?

Why Did The King Of England Execute His Wives?

An infamous mnemonic device to remember the fate of all six of King Henry VIII’s wives goes as follows: “divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived.” Needless to say, King Henry has a less than favorable reputation when it comes to the subject of his personal life. Though we often look back and think of him …

History Summarized: Scotland

History Summarized: Scotland

In researching this video I very quickly learned a valuable lesson about how little the Scots mess around. “Okay”, I thought “the Scots in the English hate each other, sure, but it can’t be THAT bad, honestly.” So I took a little peruse to see how many times the two actually fought each other and …