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Al-Karak – crusader jewel in Jordan

The castle of Al-Karak in Jordan – الكرك – الأردن  – was visited by my good self in 2013. It is one of the great crusader forts still standing in the region. Unfortunately, three years after my visit, ISIS terrorists…

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Top baddies of the Middle Ages!

Here they are – the TOP baddies of the Middle Ages! KING JOHN OF ENGLAND Took on the barons and lost, then made to sign Magna Carta Excommunicated by the Pope Mislaid the crown jewels in a marshy swamp Fled…

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Sir William de Mandeville – Templar hero!

Meet Sir William de Mandeville – a Templar hero

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Horrible things that happened in medieval sieges!

Some of the brutality and horror that used to occur during medieval sieges to intimidate the enemy

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Knight roasted to death in his armour

The horror for medieval knights of being roasted to death in their metal armour

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