Why Did the Crusades Take Place?
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The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land, by Thomas Asbridge This compelling narrative details…
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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
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Napoleon the Great?January 18, 2015 · No comments
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