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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 …