Tag: Medieval Europe

In 1304, King Edward I built the largest trebuchet ever made. Upon just seeing it, Scots surrendered. The King built the trebuchet during the Stirling...
In Ancient Rome, nobody discriminated against Black people for their skin colour. They weren’t excluded from any profession, nor was there a stigma against...
In 1566, England executed its first woman for witchcraft, Agnes Waterhouse. She was guilty of turning her cat into a toad, which then turned...
Castles were built as a defence against the enemies and even served as royal residences. The first proper castles in England were built by...
“Gloriana” a.k.a Queen Elizabeth I after the defeat of Spanish Armada said in one of her speeches “I know I have the body of...
During the Renaissance, a young boy from Rome tripped and fell down a hole and found himself in the cavernous, subterranean rooms of Nero’s...
Roman statesman Marcus Varro predicted Microbiology over 2000 years ago. He wrote, “minute creatures which cannot be seen by the eyes". They can enter...
Vasco Da Gama is the first European explorer to reach India. On his way, he came across a ship full of pilgrims on their...
The Tudors belonged to the Welsh-English royal house 'House of Tudors'. Their house ruled over England and Wales for almost 118 years. The royal...

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