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Admiral Soemu Toyoda, 1885-1957

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Medieval Geopolitics: The Hundred Years’ War: A Tale of Two Crowns

By Andrew Latham and Rand Lee Brown II“For God’s sake, let us sit upon the ground – and tell sad stories of the death of kings …” -Shakespeare, “Richard II”Although the record of the titanic conflict later to be known as the Hundred Years War is replete with discussions over the conduct and consequences of the war, one cannot truly understand any of it without first understanding how the clash arose in the first place.
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Early Historic Scotland to 761

Early Historic Scotland to 761By Alex WoolfPublished Online (2015)Introduction: The full story of human occupation in Scotland stretches back something in the region of 10,000 years to the period when the first foragers, hunters and fisher-folk settled along the shoreline. Most of this period, however, belongs to prehistory and can only be reconstructed, and then but partially, through the work of archaeologists and palaeo-environmentalists.
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Battle of Hedgeley Moor, 25 April 1464

Battle of Hedgeley Moor, 25 April 1464 The battle of Hedgeley Moor (25 April 1464) was a Yorkist victory that marked the beginning of the end of Lancastrian resistance in Northumberland.After the battle of Towton of 29 March 1461 the most effective centre of opposition to Edward IV was in Northumberland.
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