teflonly:

this day in horrible history 

↳ 16 September 1400 AD - Owain Glyndŵr instigates the Welsh Revolt against the rule of Henry IV of England. A group of Glyndŵr's supporters proclaimed him Prince of Wales at Glyndyfrdwy. Although initially successful, the uprising is eventually put down. 

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teflonly:

this day in horrible history 

↳ 25 April 1566 AD - Death of Diane de Poitiers, probably as a result of regularly consuming ‘drinkable gold’, believed to preserve youth.

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teflonly:

this day in horrible history 

↳ 30 April 1943 AD - Operation Mincemeat: The submarine HMS Seraph surfaces off the coast of Spain to deposit a dead man planted with false invasion plans and dressed as a military intelligence officer.

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teflonly:

this day in horrible history 

↳ 29 April 1429 AD - Joan of Arc arrives at the Siege of Orléans.

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Now the chief is buried with things that is to believed to be needed in the afterlife. His bow and arrows, a seashell necklace and just something random to completely confuse future archaeologists.
Narrator of Horrible Histories on cavemen burials (via i-do-not-have-a-url)

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orsowethought:

horrible histories vs. original

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teflonly:

this day in horrible history 

↳ 7 April 1739 AD - Dick Turpin is hanged at Knavesmire, York

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teflonly:

this day in horrible history 

↳ 25/26 March 1199 AD - Richard the Lionheart is injured by a crossbow bolt during a minor siege against a rebellious baron and subsequently dies on 6 April. 

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joyfulpantsofbuttlol:

Why all people, growing and grown, should read Horrible Histories.

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