DID YOU KNOW that the Vikings seldom used Hauberks? For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term hauberk, it is simply a chain mail shirt described as “reaching to the hip and with sleeves”. 230 more words
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Stephen Oppenheimer is an ‘Associate’ of the University of Oxford’s Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, a popular science writer and a public speaker. In this book he drew on the research of many geneticists, archaeologists, historians, linguists, geologists, climatologists etc. 1,514 more words
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(Anaheim)—Dark Horse Comics is pleased to debut Dark Ages, another cosmic thrill ride from Guardians of the Galaxy’s Dan Abnett!
The creators of Vertigo’s The New Deadwardians, Dan Abnett and I.N.J. 140 more words
The House of Wessex was the first House to rule England as a mostly united country. Before the House of Wessex, England was broken into various warring kingdoms with their various kings however, this feudalism came to an end in 802 when Egbert of Wessex was able to gain and control most lands in England. 364 more words