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Feb 29th, 2008
16 hours ago by Curious Cdn last post
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Henry VIII is buried where?!
He is one of the most famous kings of England, remembered for marrying six times, for breaking with the papacy in Rome and establishing the Church of England. A king of this magnitude, then, surely enjoyed a regal burial and was laid to rest in the... (by Blackleaf)
17 hours ago by Cliffy last post
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Rare Tudor gun shield used to protect Henry VIII to go to auction
An incredibly rare Tudor shield once used by King Henry VIII and his men has been put up for sale at auction for 50,000. The remarkable 'gun shield' dates back to the 16th century were used by the king's bodyguards to protect the monarch. The metal... (by Blackleaf)
1 day ago by Blackleaf last post
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Amazing haul of Iron Age and Roman artefacts found in Oxfordshire
The remains of 3,000-year-old skeletons have been discovered while a water company worked to save a rare chalk stream in Oxfordshire. ... (by Blackleaf)
1 day ago by Curious Cdn last post
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Britain's 'Neolithic Brexit' revealed
The birth of British identity began 5,000 years ago when the country found itself secluded from the continent in a late Neolithic Brexit archaeologists believe. A new study suggests that monuments like Stonehenge and Avebury acted like prehistoric... (by Blackleaf)
1 day ago by Walter last post
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63 years ago today
June 6, 1944 resulted in the loss of many thousands of lives on both sides of the conflict in WWII. The result of the war has been the longest stretch of relative peace that Europe has seen for hundreds of years. (by Walter)
2 days ago by Blackleaf last post
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Evidence of rabbits in UK in Roman times, say academics
Rabbits have been hopping around the UK since Roman times, experts have been able to prove for the first time. Scientific tests on a rabbit bone,... (by Blackleaf)
3 days ago by Curious Cdn last post
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National Wallace Monument opens after refurbishment
The National Wallace Monument has reopened following a refurbishment of its exhibition galleries to celebrate the landmark's 150th anniversary. ... (by Blackleaf)
4 days ago by Curious Cdn last post
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Neolithic dog's head recreated using Orkney skull
The head of a Neolithic dog has been recreated using a skull discovered in a cairn tomb in Orkney. A forensic artist used 3D images of the ... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by Blackleaf last post
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Party like it's 1999BC
Ancient Britons travelled to huge feasts near Stonehenge from all over the country more than 4,000 years ago, experts have found. It... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by Blackleaf last post
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Why Corbyn's Labour Party bears a chilling resemblance to that of the 1930s
These are tumultuous times. Across Europe and the West, the old political allegiances are disintegrating and populism is on the rise. Comparisons have been made to the 1930s, an era of economic depression and political instability so extreme it became... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by Blackleaf last post
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Makeover reveals Tudor building's secrets
A bricked-up window containing 15th Century glass and a Georgian baker's oven have been found during restoration work on a city's "hidden gem". ... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by darkbeaver last post
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'MIND-BLOWING': Fossils show day killer asteroid wiped out Earth
'MIND-BLOWING': Fossils show day killer asteroid wiped out Earth Associated Press ... (by spaminator)
1 week ago by Curious Cdn last post
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Avebury started life 4,500 years as monument to honour people living in a house
A prehistoric monument that boasts the worlds largest stone circle and now stands among the World Heritage Sites may have been designed to commemorate a single, humble house when it was built more than 5,000 years ago. ... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by Blackleaf last post
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William Shakespeare's London home 'identified by historian'
New research has shown where William Shakespeare lived in London when he was writing Romeo and Juliet. ... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by spaminator last post
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Long-lost cousin of modern humans found analyzing bones from Philippines cave
Long-lost cousin of modern humans found analyzing bones from Philippines cave Associated Press ... (by spaminator)
1 week ago by Blackleaf last post
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Brexit, 293AD: Gold coin with face of rebel Roman discovered by detectorist
An amateur metal detectorist scouring the grounds of a field in Kent has discovered a perfectly preserved gold coin dating back almost 2,000 years. ... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by Curious Cdn 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)
2 weeks ago by Never last post
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President
This planet is not big enough for all the ideas, we should take another, beforfe it's too late. Let's obey God and multiply, it'sw promiced us everlasting fire wood, where's the objection, I can't think of... (by darkbeaver)
2 weeks ago by Curious Cdn last post
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The day they found a Viking martyr in a hole in a wall
Exactly 100 years ago what are believed to be the bones of St Magnus were rediscovered in the cathedral built in his honour in Orkney. They were originally the centrepiece of a shrine at the twelfth century church in Kirkwall. It is thought the... (by Blackleaf)
3 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Schoolboy finds lost medieval gravestones
A 14-year-old schoolboy helping out at an archaeological dig in Glasgow has found one of a set of lost gravestones from the Middle Ages. ... (by Blackleaf)
3 weeks ago by darkbeaver last post
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Bank transaction WW,II the consolotation of a western block
Stagnant economies are best propelled toward productivity by the science of war. Turbo Chargin economies, in times of manufactured need or actual spiritual taxation. What,s the diufference? ... (by darkbeaver)
3 weeks ago by Twin_Moose last post
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BREAKING: Ukrainian Security Boss Admits Kiev Shot Down MH-17, Planned Genocide in Do
Top ranking SBU (Ukrainian Security Service) agent in charge of the ATO operation since 2014 Vasily Prozorov has just made some stunning statements to international media, and has recently escaped to Russia. Moreover, without exaggeration, this is a ... (by darkbeaver)
3 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Jack the Ripper's victims were NOT prostitutes and were killed in their sleep
Jack the Ripper's victims were not prostitutes but mainly homeless women, a new book has claimed. ... (by Blackleaf)
4 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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John de Lausele's 'quality' medieval seal declared treasure
A silver seal used to sign documents in the medieval period belonged to a significantly wealthy owner, a treasure inquest heard. The seal matrix was... (by Blackleaf)
4 weeks ago by Curious Cdn last post
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4,000-year-old charred human remains found in a burial chamber
Human remains thought to be about 4,000 years old and charred have been discovered by builders working on a hotel in rural Northumberland. ... (by Blackleaf)
4 weeks ago by TalkingTogheter last post
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The choices is differences. (by TalkingTogheter)
4 weeks ago by MHz last post
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South African History 1652 -1902
In 1815 tyhe Banker took over the industries of England as well as their Bank. From that moment on they were 'servants of the Bankers'. As such they are a buffer between the Bankers and the 'abuse of the locals'. Jews ran South Africa until there wars... (by MHz)
4 weeks ago by TalkingTogheter last post
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Socialist by Vietnam
Officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnamese: Cộng ha x hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam), is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula. With an estimated 94.6 million inhabitants as of 2016, it is the 15th most populous country in the world.... (by TalkingTogheter)
Mar 18th, 2019 by TalkingTogheter last post
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The better stylos
Fascism - Meanwhile by France also then Japan by WW2. Capitalism - Western World Country the United Kingdom. Communism - Ancient the nation of the Soviet Union. Feminism - Anti racism like communists. Democracy - Does not work in my flavor... (by TalkingTogheter)
Mar 17th, 2019 by MHz last post
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Anglo-Saxon gold pendant declared treasure
An Anglo-Saxon gold pendant, found near a site where a similar item worth 145,000 was dug up, probably belonged to a woman of "high social status". ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 16th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Mary Rose crew 'was from Mediterranean and North Africa'
The crew on board the sunken Henry VIII ship the Mary Rose was from the Mediterranean, North Africa and beyond, researchers have found. Bone... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 16th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Saxon brooch fragment declared treasure
A "well loved" Saxon brooch fragment has been declared as treasure. The piece, discovered by detectorists in Shropshire, dates from the 8th... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 10th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Queen fells beloved Windsor Castle oak trees to rebuild a ship fit for a Saxon king
The Queen has given her blessing to a plan to chop down a dozen Windsor oak trees to build a replica of a magnificent Anglo-Saxon burial ship. ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 10th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, according to the 2019 Forbes billionaires' list released this week. With an estimated fortune of $131bn (99bn) he is the wealthiest man in modern history. ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 9th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Mary, Queen of Scots, documents found
A group of documents believed to have been signed by Mary, Queen of Scots, have come to light at the Museum of Edinburgh after decades spent unseen. ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 9th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Bronze Age sword fragment linked to hoard
Experts say a sword fragment will help them better understand the "practice of hoarding" in the Bronze Age. ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 7th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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English Civil War cannonball found in castle wall
A "small football-sized" cannonball thought to have been fired during the English Civil War has been found wedged in a wall. It was discovered during repair work at Castle Cornet in Guernsey. 'English Civil War cannonball' found in castle wall ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 7th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Henry VI and his wife were joined in bed by a sex coach
Henry VI and his wife Margaret of Anjou were joined in bed by their most trusted courtiers, a historian has revealed. Lauren Johnson has... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 7th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Anglo-Saxon sword pommel engraved with swastika goes on sale
An Anglo-Saxon sword dating back 1,400 years which was engraved with a swastika by its historical owner is set to fetch up to 3,000. ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 5th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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8 of the nicest kings in history
Here, historian Sean Lang rounds up eight of the most affable kings in history most of whom were too nice for their own good 8... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 3rd, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Newly-discovered Pictish stone is a "real whopper"
The discovery of what is thought to be a Pictish stone is potentially very exciting, according to an expert. Wayne Miles, an amateur metal detectorist, found the stone carved with an eagle on land near his home outside Elgin in Moray having... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 3rd, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Crudely drawn penis is amongst Roman graffiti found near Hadrian's Wall
Archaeologists have discovered for the first time Roman graffiti made centuries ago by soldiers quarrying stone to repair Hadrian's Wall. ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 2nd, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Explorer documents 400 little known tombs, caves, stone circles and burial mounds
An explorer has travelled the length and breadth of Britain to photograph over 400 mysterious hidden ancient sites. Dave Hamilton, 44, ventured across the country from the Isle of... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 2nd, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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The football match stopped by the Nazis
A recently discovered football programme has shed new light on a match featuring a team of Nazi forced labourers, thought to have been thwarted by German authorities. ... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 24th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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West Country's iron age hillforts to be rejuvenated
A string of iron age hillforts that dot the landscape of the English West Country is to be rejuvenated as part of a lottery award worth almost 1m. Thirteen... (by Blackleaf)