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It’s hard to believe, but as little as 300 years ago, British Royals routinely consumed human flesh and organs for medicinal purposes. According to research, this practice may have persisted to as late as the beginning of the 19th Century. Blood, brains, hearts, livers and even eyes were on the menu. The parts were often taken from dead soldiers or prisoners. Some monarchs even opted to extract the body parts directly from the corpses themselves to ensure they were as fresh as possible. #History Uk History, History Of England, History Nerd, History Timeline, Medieval History, European History, British History, History Facts, World History

It’s hard to believe, but as little as 300 years ago, British Royals routinely consumed human flesh and organs for medicinal purposes. According to research, this practice may have persisted to as late as the beginning of the 19th Century. Blood, brains, hearts, livers and even eyes were on the menu. The parts were often taken from dead soldiers or prisoners. Some monarchs even opted to extract the body parts directly from the corpses themselves to ensure they were as fresh as possible…

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Firstly I'd like to wish you all a Happy New Year for 2023. 1 January 1 January 1511 Henry, Duke of Cornwall is born Henry was born on 1 January 1511 at Richmond Palace, eighteen months after his parents' wedding & coronation, & was the first son & first living child born to King Henry VIII & Katharine of Aragon. A lavish christening ceremony was held on 5 January during which beacons were lit in his honour. As one of the gifts for his christening, Louis XII of France, who was his godfather…

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melanie st-louis
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The Tudor dynasty oversaw a transformative period of English history, with monarchs including Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I. This era was marked by religious and political upheaval, including the English Reformation and the establishment of the Church of England. Henry VIII's six marriages and his break from the Catholic Church are particularly well-known. Elizabeth I's reign saw the defeat of the Spanish Armada and a flowering of English culture, with playwrights…

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Heather Harbour
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The Victorian and Edwardian eras, which saw tremendous industrialization, technological development, and social transformation, are known as the two of the most revolutionary times in British history. These two periods were a time of great cultural richness and diversity, with art, literature, and music flourishing.

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Thaysa Barbosa
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1. During the English Civil War, Lady Mary Bankes defended a castle from over 200 attackers with only five men under her initial command. She would be reinforced by 80 royalists and would hold against a total of 600 men for three years before being betrayed and forced to surrender.

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Ellen Hart
"British Monarchs: The Complete Set (Alternate version)" Poster by MacKaycartoons | Redbubble European History, British History, World History, Ancient History, Family History, Art History, British Monarchy History, So British, History Posters

Blank walls suck, so bring some life to your dorm, bedroom, office, studio, wherever Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper Custom cut - refer to size chart for finished measurements Includes a 3/16 inch (5mm) white border to assist in framing

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