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Oct 24th, 2018 by petros last post
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Lorenzo, Moses and Rizado.
You seem to be unaware that the collective you grovel before are quite fond of Moses and the OT period he comes from, yet you are free to mock him and GOD with impunity, while a godless heathen like myself have great respect for both and their role in the... (by MHz)
Oct 23rd, 2018 by petros last post
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Wikipedia : Rotten To The Core
Wikipedia: Rotten to the Core By Helen Buyniski September 23, 2018 Wikipedia – A tool of the ruling elite On the latest episode of On Contact, investigative journalist Helen... (by OpposingDigit)
Oct 21st, 2018 by MHz last post
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7 bizarre cases in the history of medicine
7 bizarre cases in medical history, from the curious case of a knife-swallowing sailor to an epidemic of exploding teeth ... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 20th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Walker discovers two halves of Roman pot five weeks apart
A Roman clay pot thought to be at least 1,800 years old has been discovered broken into two perfectly fitting halves on a muddy beach. The top half of the... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 14th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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New biography tries to work out just who Thomas Cromwell was
Most people today know of the Tudor politician Thomas Cromwell through Hilary Mantels inspired, prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies. Or... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 14th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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700-year-old letter gives `tantalising glimpse´ into life of William Wallace
A 700-year-old parchment letter which gives a tantalising glimpse into the life of William Wallace is to go on public display. The letter, one of only two... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 14th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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600 men refight the Battle of Hastings
Thousands of people have turned out to watch a re-enactment of one of the most famous battles in history. More than 600 soldiers clashed in a Battle ... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 13th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Animatronic head of Elizabeth I brings the Armada Portrait to life
A contemporary artist has (almost) succeeded in bringing Queen Elizabeth I back to life. ... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 13th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Roman villa is found next to bus station
One of Britain's largest Roman villa complexes dating to around the third or fourth century AD has been unearthed next to a bus station in Cambridge. ... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 11th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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HMS Endeavour was rampant with boozing and homosexuality
Captain James Cook's 18th century ship the Endeavour was a hotbed of drunken behaviour and hidden homosexuality, experts have revealed. The claims come after... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 7th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Family home of Henry VIII's third wife Jane Seymour is discovered
The real Wolf Hall made famous by Hilary Mantel's books on Henry VIII has finally been unearthed nearly three centuries after it was razed to the ground. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 29th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Offa's Dyke may be 300 years older than is thought
Britain's longest ancient monument may be 300 years old older than thought - and built by generations before the king who gave it his name. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 23rd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Did English leaders “deliberately acquiesce” to foreign rule in 1066?
On 17 September 2018, MP Boris Johnson wrote on Prime Minister Theresa Mays Chequers plan, as Britain prepares to leave the European Union. Johnson told the readers of the Daily Telegraph that if Chequers were adopted it would mean that, for the first... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 23rd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Roman cemetery found at North Lincolnshire building site
A Roman cemetery has been unearthed on the site of a housing development in North Lincolnshire. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 23rd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Lost Henry VIII tapestry rediscovered in Spain to go on display for first time
A magnificent tapestry commissioned by Henry VIII has been rediscovered in Spain, long after it was thought to have been destroyed. Woven in... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 22nd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Remarkable things you probably didn't know about medieval London
London in the Middle Ages was both fascinating and terrifying in equal measure. A deafeningly loud and increasingly crowded city crammed inside barely one square mile. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 22nd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Archaeologists believe they have found the birthplace of Henry VII
The exact birthplace of one of England's most famous kings has been discovered, archaeologists claim. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 16th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Historic warship's secrets go on display
The secrets of a warship that has spent 350 years at the bottom of the sea will be revealed in an exhibition close to its final resting place. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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London's infantile millennials are nothing new
The so-called infantlising trend in the capital is nothing new. Londoners have been behaving like oversized children since time immemorial... London's infantile millennials are nothing new the city has always been full of grown-up children ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Comedy's 17th Century female pioneer
The first comedy written by a woman is finally being staged professionally 400 years after it was written. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Are these the deadliest female assassins in history?
Here are the tragic and shocking stories behind the most lethal women killers in history: ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 15th, 2018 by Kreskin last post
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Where were you on 911
I was in Sydney BC on the morning of 911. When I woke up the first tower was on fire and I think when I got to work the second tower got hit. I was working at 443 Squadron on the Ops desk and we were frantically trying to find out what to do if we got a... (by Hoid)
Sep 13th, 2018 by gopher last post
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Why Jack the Ripper could have been Lizzie Williams
Hair scraped back, wearing a dress so modest it even covered her neck, she is the ultimate respectable Victorian lady married to the Queens own doctor, no less. But she is also jack the Ripper, according to an expert convinced that all... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 13th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Iran has liberated the Strait of Hormuz
FRN has been made aware that Iranian Revolutionary Guards Chief, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, just hours ago declared that Iran has fully liberated the Gulf and Strait of Hormuz from foreign and hostile subjugation. Iran had been conducting... (by darkbeaver)
Sep 9th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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How Neolithic-style tombs are back in fashion
These stunning images show the Milky Way etched across the night sky over a Neolithic burial barrow, which will open this weekend as part of a Stone Age tradition being resurrected across Britain. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 9th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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World War 2 sign warning Nazis not to bomb Ireland revealed
A wildfire which ripped through dry vegetation during the ongoing heatwave has revealed a stone sign warning German planes not to bomb neutral Ireland during World War 2.The sign was was spotted at Bray Head, County Wicklow, by the Garda (Irish ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 8th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Abbey opens mysterious passageway to the public
A mysterious medieval passageway on the riverside next to Paisley Abbey is being opened to the public for the first time this weekend as part of Doors Open Day. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 7th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Ancient hillfort Dun Deardail recreated in Lego
A 2,500-year-old Scottish hillfort has been recreated in Lego. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 5th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Has Queen Victoria's battle with mental health been revealed in her doctor's diary?
For many, Victoria and Albert were historys greatest love match. Recently captured by the brilliant Jenna Coleman in Victoria, their romance still makes a million eyes grow misty at the very thought of such devotion. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 5th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Man builds World War I trenches on farmland
As the centenary of the end First World War approaches, people across the nation will embark on solemn commemorations to ensure the greatest sacrifice of a generation is never forgotten. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 4th, 2018 by MHz last post
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9/11, Patriots or Patsies
This is one of the better ones as far as opening your eyes to it being a complex operation. The part about the 'hijackers' being the 'Keystone Cops' from 'Mohammad Atta and the Venus Flying Circus' were actually pilots in Afghanistan for the Taliban and... (by MHz)
Sep 4th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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13th Century tiled floor found beneath Bath Abbey
A stunning 13th century tiled floor has been found 6 feet below the current floor level at a medieval abbey, in what has been described as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' discovery. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 1st, 2018 by MHz last post
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Today's online insults are NOTHING compared to public slander in ancient Rome
More than 2,000 years ago, the famous Roman politician Marcus Tullius Cicero once accused his enemy Clodius of incest with his brothers and sisters. But far from being shocking to people living at the time, this type of insult was just a part... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 1st, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Ancient clan seal found in castle ruins
A clan seal dating from the bitter feud between the Campbells and MacDonalds has been found in ruins on an island off the west coast of Scotland. The 425-year-old seal, which bears the name Sir John Campbell of Cawdor, was found under a... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 26th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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8 of Britain’s most mysterious ruins
Let's explore eight of Britain's most intriguing ruins... 8 of Britains most mysterious ruins From haunted castles to cursed, crumbling manor houses, Britain is home to hundreds of ruins steeped in spooky and supernatural history. Here, David... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 19th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Metal detectorist uncovers Bronze Age hoard in Norfolk
An amateur treasure hunter has stumbled across a hoard of Bronze Age items that could be worth hundreds of thousands of pounds in a Norfolk field. David Lovett, a 64-year-old from Smallburgh, unearthed the precious haul of ancient goods when walking... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 19th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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9 of Britain’s best castles
Nine of britain's best castles, including medieval fortresses and clifftop ruins... 9 of Britains best castles From medieval fortresses to dramatic clifftop ruins, Britain boasts countless awe-inspiring castles. Here we round up nine of the best... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 19th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Dig to find Sheffield castle where Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned
Excavation work has started in a bid to find out what is left of a castle where Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned. A series of trial trenches will be dug in previously uninvestigated areas where Sheffield Castle once stood. The dig, said to be... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 18th, 2018 by MHz last post
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ANCIENT CHEESE: World's oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb -- but it's probably fil
ANCIENT CHEESE: World's oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb -- but it's probably filled with a deadly disease Associated Press Published: August 17, 2018 Updated: August 17, 2018 11:29 AM EDT A general view taken on July 14, 2018 shows the site... (by spaminator)
Aug 12th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Tiny piece of flag 'used to prop Admiral Nelson's head' as he lay dying goes on sale
A small piece of a flag that is said to have been used to prop up Admiral Lord Nelson's head as he lay dying at the Battle of Trafalgar has emerged for sale. The great British seaman was rushed below decks on HMS Victory after a French sniper shot him... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 12th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Treasure hunter unearths Elizabethan gold signet ring
A factory worker thought he'd found a Coke can ring-pull while out metal detecting only to discover it was a rare piece of Elizabethan jewellery worth 10,000. Ben Bishop was searching a farmer's field when he came across the stunning item, a... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 12th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Binchester Roman Fort excavation unearths Roman road
A well-preserved Roman road and hundreds of fragments of Roman pottery have been unearthed in County Durham. About 60 archaeologists and volunteers spent six weeks excavating the largely undisturbed northern end of Binchester Roman Fort, near Bishop... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 12th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Brian May: From Queen guitarist to expert on Queen Victoria photographer
Legendary guitarist Brian May is heading to the Edinburgh International Book Festival to launch an illustrated biography on the Victorian Scottish photographer, George Washington Wilson. Wilson, who became the Queen's official photographer in... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 6th, 2018 by DaSleeper last post
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David Irving-Churchills War (complete)
David Irving - Churchill's War<iframe width="560" height="315" src="; frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe> (complete) (by darkbeaver)
Aug 5th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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6 weird things that have happened in August through history
The mysterious death of King William II and the discovery of oxygen are two of the things that have happened in August... 6 weird things that have happened in August through history When was oxygen discovered? How did King William II die? And when... (by Blackleaf)