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More Than 1,000 Unexploded 18th-Century Rockets Were Just Discovered In India

More Than 1,000 Unexploded 18th-Century Rockets Were Just Discovered In India

The rockets are believed to have belonged to the 18th-century warrior king Tipu Sultan, who used them to fight British East India Company.
The Top 10 Weirdest People In History, From The Toxic Lady To The Hopeless Romantic Gravedigger

The Top 10 Weirdest People In History, From The Toxic Lady To The Hopeless Romantic Gravedigger

Whether flamboyant, miserly, or paranoid, some of history's weirdest people put modern-day eccentricities to shame.
This Week In History News, Dec. 2 – 8

This Week In History News, Dec. 2 – 8

Half of Oklahoma may be returned to the Cherokee, archaeologists uncover two mummies in Egypt, murder map reveals the danger spots of medieval London.
12 Famous Explorers That Changed The Face Of The World

12 Famous Explorers That Changed The Face Of The World

Without these individuals braving new and uncharted territory, the world today would look very different.
The Battle Of Bosworth Field: The Epic Finale To The English War Of The Roses

The Battle Of Bosworth Field: The Epic Finale To The English War Of The Roses

In the final battle of the English Civil War, King Richard III faced off against the rival for his throne, Henry Tudor, in harrowing man-to-man combat.
A 500-Year-Old Skeleton Wearing Thigh-High Leather Boots Was Unearthed In London

A 500-Year-Old Skeleton Wearing Thigh-High Leather Boots Was Unearthed In London

Leather was a highly-valuable material during the Tudor era in the U.K., which makes this discovery all the more unusual.
33 British Royal Family Photos Of The Monarchy Being Weirdly Normal

33 British Royal Family Photos Of The Monarchy Being Weirdly Normal

The British royals have tons of strict rules they must follow — but that doesn't mean they don't goof off every once in a while.
This Interactive “Murder Map” Will Tell You Where You’d Most Likely Get Killed In Medieval London

This Interactive “Murder Map” Will Tell You Where You’d Most Likely Get Killed In Medieval London

The interactive map created by the University of Cambridge used coroners' reports between 1300 and 1340 A.D. to determine where, when, and how the most murders happened.
The Tumultuous True Story Of Robert The Bruce, Scotland’s “Outlaw King”

The Tumultuous True Story Of Robert The Bruce, Scotland’s “Outlaw King”

Robert the Bruce believed the throne to Scotland belonged to him. He would spend 30 years proving it — by force.
The Marburg Files Revealed Former British King Edward VIII’s Nazi Ties – And The U.K. Tried To Cover It Up

The Marburg Files Revealed Former British King Edward VIII’s Nazi Ties – And The U.K. Tried To Cover It Up

Following his 1937 visit to Nazi Germany, many questioned the Duke of Windsor's relationship with Hitler. But the release of the Marburg Files seemed to confirm any suspicion.
An Iron Age Chariot With Horse And Rider In Tow Was Discovered In England

An Iron Age Chariot With Horse And Rider In Tow Was Discovered In England

While the practice of burying chariots may not have been unusual for the time period, finding horses and a driver included in the burial is.