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Feb 29th, 2008
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MH17 Turnabout: Ukraine's Guilt Now Proven
Eric ZUESSE | 31.12.2018 | SECURITY / WAR AND CONFLICT MH17... (by darkbeaver)
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Site of the Battle of Hastings sequel is found
When he was a small boy, Nick Arnolds grandfather entertained him with stories of a gory medieval battle between Vikings and Saxons which had, according to local legend, taken place close to his home in the north Devon countryside. Fate took Mr Arnold... (by Blackleaf)
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Woman finds ring which belonged to Charles II's courtier who was executed
An immaculately preserved gold ring from the 17th century has been found by an amateur metal detectorist in Scotland. The signet ring is in perfect condition and... (by Blackleaf)
2 days ago by Blackleaf last post
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Minute by blood-soaked minute, the TRUE story of Zulu
140 years ago this week a group of British redcoats made a heroic stand against the Zulus. Here's a minute by minute account of the action... Minute by blood-soaked minute, the TRUE story of Zulu: Heart-stopping graphic account of the greatest last... (by Blackleaf)
2 days ago by Blackleaf last post
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Evidence of butchery in submerged prehistoric forest on island of Benbecula
A prehistoric butcher's has been discovered on a remote Scottish island. Experts claim the site is 3,500 years old and includes... (by Blackleaf)
6 days ago by MHz last post
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How to follow in the footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots
Historic places to visit in order for you to follow in the footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots... ... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by White_Unifier last post
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It could be ye: Elizabeth I held England's first lottery
Today's Lotto entrants long for the multi-million pound jackpot: but how about a set of sparkling gold jugs, a tapestry and freedom from arrest for seven days? (Small print - pirates and traitors excluded). ... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by Blackleaf last post
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Fosse Way: Stories from the road at the edge of the world
The A46, a roaring dual carriageway used by thousands of drivers every day in the East Midlands, was once the edge of the Roman world, separating civilisation from barbarian. Glimpses of this lost world have been uncovered along its length. ... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by Blackleaf last post
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Favorite 11 of time
Since 20 & 21 century the strongest of my then you too. GK: Ravelli CB: Nesta CB: Blanc RB: Cafu LB: Irwin MF: Zidane (by Militia)
1 week ago by Walter last post
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Poll: Is the USA 33 % white or black or roman catholic
Boddies did thought if details is truefully. You think. (by Militia)
1 week ago by Militia last post
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Swedish could format one Right Wing
Swedish Democrats would easily blow of disaster by re-election 2019 in Sweden also NMR would splitt finally Sweden have once Facsism / Nazism by these Alternative For Sweden that could remain the only Right-Wing of politicians of Sweden. (by Militia)
2 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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The British island home to 4 living people and 20,000 saints
The mysterious Bardsey Island has a population of just four. This tiny community is accessible only by boat from a small fishing village in north west Wales. ... (by Blackleaf)
2 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Queen Victoria's prized watercolours go on show for first time
Unseen watercolours collected by Victoria and Albert in their prized sketchbooks are to be sent on tour around Britain, providing new insight into their marriage on the 200th anniversary of their births. ... (by Blackleaf)
2 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Prehistoric axe among treasure finds in Swansea
Fragments of an axe dating back almost 3,000 years are among finds that have been declared treasure. ... (by Blackleaf)
2 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Americans flock to Britain in search of old treasure
Metal detecting tourists from the US are paying thousands of pounds to join treasure hunting tours in Britain in the search for ancient artefacts. ... (by Blackleaf)
2 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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In defence of Cromwell, the man who saved England from tyranny
With his absurd gesture of turning the bust of Oliver Cromwell to face the wall in the Commons, Labour MP Stephen Pound was presumably trying to make a cheap political point about the ill-treatment of Catholic Irishmen in Cromwells campaigns. Yet... (by Blackleaf)
2 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Roman homes found next to theatre
Archaeologists have unearthed the mosaic-like floors of a number of Roman homes next to a theatre complex. The finds were part of an excavation next to... (by Blackleaf)
2 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Market invasion by USA and Persmerga in 2003
Since early 21 century American troops with ally kurds of Persmerga starting market invasion in Middle East and against Iraq were a succeses with new market for kurds in norteast Iraq also then Iraq changed from dictatorship for democracy after US troops... (by Militia)
2 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Jealous monks set fire to Canterbury Cathedral in 12th Century
In medieval times thousands of people flocked to Britain's cathedrals to celebrate saints. The majestic buildings competed for the largest audience. The rivalry between two of Britain's most beautiful cathedrals became ugly, a historian has found - and... (by Blackleaf)
3 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Stone carvings hidden for 600 years found on tomb at cathedral
Stone carvings which had been hidden from view for 600 years have been discovered on a tomb at a cathedral. Conservationists found at least a dozen unrecorded... (by Blackleaf)
3 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Highland fling! Archaeologists find 13th century catapult ball near Edinburgh Castle
Archaeologists in Scotland have unearthed a large stone ball which is thought to have been launched from a powerful medieval catapult during a siege of Edinburgh Castle. ... (by Blackleaf)
3 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Inside the mammoth restoration of the world's oldest iron bridge
Built by Abraham Darby in 1779, the Iron Bridge in the small town of Ironbridge, Shropshire, is the world's oldest iron bridge and a major tourist attraction. ... (by Blackleaf)
3 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Alternative Queen’s Christmas speeches: What would Elizabeth I and Matilda have said?
Here, four top historians entertainingly imagine what Elizabeth I, Mary Tudor, Queen Anne and Queen Matilda might have said in their Christmas speeches ... (by Blackleaf)
4 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Mystery of Stonehenge cylinders has been solved
Ancient cylinders which have baffled experts for more than a hundred years since they were discovered were used for measuring, archaeologists have claimed. ... (by Blackleaf)
4 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Vital Lockerbie evidence ‘was made AFTER the doomed flight crashed’:
Vital Lockerbie evidence was made AFTER the doomed flight crashed: Circuit board used to convict Libyan over 1988 bombing wasnt manufactured until 1991, documentary claims amid calls for a public inquiry Documentary maker and former Scottish... (by MHz)
4 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Power and History
Authors' note: Created finally in the XVI century A.D. and accepted today chronology and history of the ancient and medieval world, evidently contains big mistakes. Many outstanding scientists understood it and discussed during a long... (by darkbeaver)
Dec 16th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Scots were enthusiastic experts in torture
While in England torture was usually restricted to political cases and used sparingly, no such inhibitions were present in Scotland. Not only was it an accepted method of obtaining a confession, it was also regularly used in executions with brutal... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 16th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Kensington Palace puts Queen Anne's costumes on display
She has been largely forgotten by the public, despite being on the throne at the creation of Great Britain and having one of the most fascinating, and tragic, personal lives of any Queen of England. ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Forget horsepower. Stonehenge was built with cow-power
Stonehenge may have been built with the assistance of cows who helped carry the enormous rocks across the British Isles. It could... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Iron Age warrior who was bludgeoned in the face and pierced with nine spears
Archaeologists have unearthed the grisly remains of an Iron Age warrior buried 2,000 years ago in Yorkshire. ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Figurine of horned Celtic fertility god uncovered
A 2000-year-old figurine depicting a Celtic fertility God has been uncovered in an old Roman settlement by archaeologists in farmland in Cambridgeshire. ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 13th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Nova Scotia to repair vessel that survived Halifax Explosion 101 years ago
Nova Scotia to repair vessel that survived Halifax Explosion 101 years ago Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
Dec 8th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Skeleton of 15th Century man wearing wellies found at edge of Thames
Medieval wellies have been unearthed by archaeologists who stumbled upon a skeleton that may be the remains of a murder victim. The male... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 8th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Skeletons reveal the drudgery of Charles Dickens' London
Evidence of the hardship and toll of life during the Industrial Revolution on Londoners has been uncovered by archaeologists. The ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 4th, 2018 by MHz last post
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When the Mob Owned Cuba
Cuban Revolution | 3 Minute History The Mafia in Cuba CCTV's Michael Voss introduces us to Enrique Cirules, author of the Mafia in Havana. Cirules brings us... (by MHz)
Dec 2nd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Bloody Sunday: how the Lord's day was murder in Medieval England
Sunday is traditionally a day of rest, but for 14th century Londoners it could be deadly, according to academics. Criminologists at Cambridge University trawled... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 2nd, 2018 by Bone357 last post
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Conspiracy in the European Union
On the whole of detailed information, I think the EU is turning 14 + 14 nations of the cake into two areas where 14 north and east had improved better by the introduction of the Northeastern EU by Communism, while in the southwest it had what better of... (by Bone357)
Dec 2nd, 2018 by Walter last post
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16 things that happened in December through history
Here, Dominic Sandbrook highlights events that took place in December in history ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 2nd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Roman signet ring found in Suffolk field
An amateur metal detectorist has discovered an ancient signet ring believed to date back to 200AD in a Suffolk field. ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 2nd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Anglo-Saxon women found buried with their bling
Plague, famine and extreme poverty was not enough to stop women living in Britain during the Dark Ages caring about their appearance. ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 1st, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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World's oldest whisky found at medieval abbey
The oldest whisky still in the world has been uncovered at a medieval abbey where William Wallace took refuge after defeating the English in battle. ... (by Blackleaf)
Nov 26th, 2018 by Walter last post
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America's human race
Did you Americans have a clue about the era of the human being that comes from. The quiz is: A - It was founded by 250 years ago by America's President's history. B - By faith is progressive in middle Americans but what then. C - Hip Hop and... (by Bone357)
Nov 25th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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A royal ghost tour: 5 haunted sites around Britain
A tour of five of the most-haunted sites in Britain... A royal ghost tour: 5 haunted sites around Britain ... (by Blackleaf)
Nov 25th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Revealed: Face of the only man ever to assassinate a British PM
THIS is the face of the only man to have ever assassinated a British Prime Minister - seen for the first time through fascinating facial reconstruction. Angry... (by Blackleaf)
Nov 24th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Communists exterminated more of their own innocent citizens
Knock, knock . . . Be interesting to see how you explain millions starving to death in the grain belt of Europe without comparing Russian up to that point and... (by MHz)