Monthly Archives: October 2018

ENGLAND IS BORN AT BLOODY BRUNANBURH!

The Battle of Brunanburh in 937 is mostly forgotten today, but it is a battle that deserves to be remembered. For it was the largest and bloodiest battle fought in Anglo-Saxon England prior to Hastings (and likely surpassing that later … Continue reading

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SLAUGHTER IN THE MUD: AGINCOURT, 1415!

Henry V leads the original “Band of Brothers” to a bloody triumph against all odds on Saint Crispin’s Day, 1415 “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother; … Continue reading

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TERROR IN THE TEUTOBURG FOREST!

Roman expansion into Germany is halted forever by Varus’ defeat in  one of history’s most decisive battles.  At the beginning of the first century of the Common Era Germany seemed on the verge of conquest by the Roman Empire. As … Continue reading

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