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Caroline of Brunswick: Why King George IV of England hated his wife

Caroline was exiled from Britain for six years after their separation during which time they lost their only child.

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Mystery of the disappearance of Ankhesenamun, pharaoh Tutankhamun’s wife, from history

Almost everyone has heard of the young king, Tutankhamun, but the tragic life of his wife Ankhesenamun, which is well…

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The ancient castle of Alnwick

Alnwick Castle is in Northumberland, England. Built after the Norman conquest, it's the seat of the 12th Duke of Northumberland.

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The ring that killed five owners

No one would imagine a ring being given as a gift to take the life of five people: two queens,…

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Scientists deciphered a 4,500-year-old papyrus to reveal the secret of how the Great Pyramids were built

A French-Egyptian team discovered the 4,500-year-old diary of Merer, an official with 40 elite workmen who helped build Pharaoh Khufu's…

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8 kings ruled before the Great Flood: How biblical and Sumerian texts coincide

The coincidences found in the Book of Genesis (Bible) and the ancient Sumerian texts force scholars to take these sources…

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Sumerian story of King Etana, who traveled to Heaven to meet gods

About 5,000 years ago, ancient Sumer was ruled by the legendary King Etana and was famous for visiting the gods…

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How war and intrigue caused the marriage that created Spain

Ferdinand II of Aragon and his cousin Isabella I of Castile married in 1469, uniting their kingdoms and transforming Spain…

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What secrets of history are kept by the famous round towers of Ireland

Round towers of Ireland are early mediaeval stone towers found mostly in Ireland. As their name suggests, Cloigtheach were originally…

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Vlad the Impaler: how the bloodthirsty Dracula fought and surpassed his enemies

Vlad the Impaler was Voivode of Wallachia three times from 1448 until 1476/77. He's regarded as one of Wallachia's most…

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Ganjnameh inscriptions: what did the ancient Persian kings encrypt in two tablets on the rock

Ganjnameh is southwest of Hamadan, Iran, On Mount Alvand, at the height of 2000 meters. Two trilingual Achaemenid cuneiform inscriptions…

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Sweyn Forkbeard – the King of Denmark, who managed to seize the English throne

Sweyn, known as Forkbeard due to his long, cleft beard, was the son of Harald Bluetooth, king of Denmark and…

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