Why Did the Crusades Take Place?
March 29, 2015 · No comments
The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land, by Thomas Asbridge This compelling narrative details…
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A Thrilling Tale of Regicide and RevengeMarch 5, 2015 · No comments
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Margaret Thatcher, True Iron LadyFebruary 22, 2015 · No comments
Early on in Charles Moore’s biography of Margaret Thatcher, he describes a birthday party at...
The World’s Greatest Spy DramaFebruary 22, 2015 · No comments
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Edward VII – Philanderer, or Saviour of the Monarchy?February 3, 2015 · 2 comments
Today he is often best known as a philanderer – but there is more to...
Napoleon the Great?January 18, 2015 · No comments
Was Napoleon a Great man, or tyrant? That’s the big question which Andrew Roberts’ lengthy...
Top Ten Medieval KnightsMarch 19, 2015 · 12 comments
Top Ten Greatest GeneralsMarch 26, 2015 · 2 comments
Top Ten Most Popular MonarchsMarch 29, 2015 · 2 comments
History’s Ten Largest EmpiresApril 1, 2015 · 2 comments
History’s Top Ten Missed OpportunitiesApril 29, 2015 · No comments
Ten Reasons Why Byzantium Was The Greatest EmpireApril 28, 2015 · No comments
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Short History of the Knights TemplarApril 2, 2015 · No comments
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