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Battle of Barnet. The decisive moment in Wars of the Roses

On 14 th April 1471 the most important battle ever fought on English soil occurred, the Battle of Barnet, in which the forces of House of Lancaster (red rose) were defeated by Edward of York (white rose) in the 80 years long wars of the roses.  King Henry VI who founded Eton College, responsible for… Keep Reading

Greatest Leaders in History: Roman Emperor Trajan

Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Divi Nervae filius Augustus  (98–117 CE) Emperor Trajan extended the Roman Empire to the East, which turned into the biggest expansion of the Roman period. After his death in 117 CE much of the territory he occupied gradually shrank under new Emperors.  Under his reign much of the road system, bridges,… Keep Reading

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