Not yet familiar with the plague, her entourage underestimated its severity.
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The scam caused the French queen's reputation to further deteriorate.
One man's mutilation instigated a major conflict between Britain and Spain.
The French Revolution left fertile ground for a new approach to religion.
Often demonized as patriarchal torture devices, these garments were seen as a practicality in their day.
What caused the bitter divide within Ireland—and how did it shape the country we know today?
These satirical drawings reveal the debates that dominated bygone eras.
Look beyond the fabled fiddle.
The French fleet posed a difficult problem for British officials.
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The Archduke was murdered by a Yugoslav nationalist, setting off an explosive chain of events.
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... and a permanent split between Catholicism and budding Protestant religions.
Its likes had never been seen before.
This 11th-century takeover changed the fate of England.