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Metternich, Tsar Alexander and the Polish Question

Posted Yesterday at 04:41 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated Yesterday at 10:50 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

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Napoleon and Alexander in Tilsit after the former's victory against the latter in 1807, leading to the Tilsit Treaties

In 1812 Metternich was not eager to displease Napoleon. He believed that France and Poland would be more than enough to crush the Russians. However...
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Seán McGarry: Revolutionary, Confidant, Victim

Posted December 14th, 2016 at 03:23 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Two articles on the life and times of Seán McGarry (1886-1958) who was intimately involved in the Howth Gunrunning and the Easter Rising, not to mention the War of Independence, the Dáil debates over the Treaty and, tragically, the Civil War.

A Prominent Republican Leader: The Trials and Tribulations of Seán McGarry, 1913-1919 (Part I)

He was an aide and companion to Tom Clarke and later Michael Collins, who described McGarry as “the one man who was closer in the confidence...
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Question for Hungarians.

Posted December 8th, 2016 at 11:10 PM by dagorlad

Do you think of Croats as friends because of our long history and fighting against Mongols and Turks together or just as neighbours? Not trying to insult, just asking.
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Candidate synonyms of the 9 battlesites of Arthur

Posted November 22nd, 2016 at 11:23 PM by gold heart
Updated November 22nd, 2016 at 11:26 PM by gold heart

This is a list of candidate matches or synonyms or analogies of the 9 battle sites of "Arthur".
Necessary background is that our discovery was that the 9 battle sites of Arthur of the Historia Britonum of Nennius match the 8 of the 9 forts of the Saxon Shore of the Notita Dignitatum from Yarmouth to Portchester/Portsmouth. We found that other "Welsh" lists also seem to match especially the 9 Pa Gur battle sites. This list of synonyms includes seeming matches from other...
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First Mongol invasion of Europe (among other notes on the Mongols......)

Posted November 20th, 2016 at 02:33 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 25th, 2016 at 08:59 PM by Piccolo

Here, I will post some random notes regarding the first Mongol invasions of Europe, among other Mongol campaigns, as well as other notes on the Mongolians.


I wonder if during the period the Mongols moved on west of eastern Ukraine; the Mongols had an Indian front as well.

I think there were from 1221-1327. Either involving the Mongols or the Chagatai Khanate.

Thus, there were Mongols activites around India from the period of 1235-1241 (around the time...
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