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    King John during third crusade

    Hi, I was just wondering if anyone could tell me the residence of king John when he returned to England in 1192 and during the crusade until Richard I Returned ? Many thanks
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    John Tyler's grandkids

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-two-of-president-john-tylers-grandsons-are-still-alive/ John Tyler was born in 1790 when George Washington and co were all still alive and died in 1862 during the Civil War. His grandkids are not only alive but look like they will be for quite some time, they...
  3. Duke Valentino

    King John Plantagenet: A new perspective

    Hi, I'm currently writing a paper defending John, or at least providing more objectivity in relation to his reign. More specifically, his military campaigns, as these are extremely important and crucial in assessing his reign, which fixated all other aspects of his reign. Even historians who...
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    Sir John Moore's dilemma in 1808 — Attack ? Retreat ?

    Introduction Perhaps many people do not know, in the Napoleonic Era, Napoleon Bonaparte ever "defeated" the British Army personally, not of that household-famed Duke of Wellington, but of an “obscure” British general that many people might not know even his name ; and even among...
  5. ThePeopleProfiles

    Duke of Marlborough, John Churchill Documentary

    Hello guys, I've just finished by new documentary on the life of John Churchill. I would love some feedback either here or on YouTube. Please let me know what you think and thank you all very much in advance. Regards. yX8FH7ESkFo
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    The assassination of president john f kennedy

    Hi, guys, I'd just like to get your opinion on the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (hence the title) I was just wondering who you believe shot JFK and to justify your opinion if possible, thank you :)
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    The assassination of john f kennedy

    Hi i just need anyone (literally anyone) to answer these 3 questions for me :) it would help me out alot. 1. What is your age? - <15 - 16-18 - 18-25 - 25-35 - 35+ 2. In your opinion, who do you believe shot President Kennedy? If you are able to justify your opinion please elaborate. 3. Has...
  8. Theodoric

    Theology of John, Catholicism and the Holy Spirit question

    Bare with me in case I am conflating a few things - I am less familiar with Catholicism. I have always somewhat thought I had a grasp of the concept of the Holy Spirit: an intermediary between the Father and the Son, as well as the father and all things in the Universe - while the son is the...
  9. Rex Hiemis

    John II Komnenos' hunt with poisoned arrows

    Why did John II use poisoned arrows (which ultimately led him to his death) in a hunt at Cilicia during his campaign to Antioch? Also are there any accounts about hunts with poisoned arrows?
  10. shootseven

    The Myth of Ex-Slave Turned Civil War Spy John Scobell

    John Scobell is said to be a former slave who became a skilled spy while working under Allan Pinkerton in the American Civil War. History.com says of him, “Scobell completed a number of top-secret missions, often playing the part of a cook, field hand or butler to eavesdrop on Confederate...
  11. zar marco

    John Reed "Ten days that shook the world"

    Hi, I have a copy to this book from one month.I haven't read, but started it today.Someone have read? How is it?
  12. Nemowork

    John Lasseter removed from Pixar and Disney

    Okay he's gone on a 'voluntary' six month sabbatical for 'inappropriate hugging' This stuff is going too far. :weird: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/nov/21/john-lasseter-taking-leave-from-pixar-citing-missteps-and-unwanted-hugs
  13. pinguin

    A Conversation between John F. Kennedy and Douglas MacArthur

    The upcoming anniversary of the Kennedy assassination has recently prompted me to spend some time listening to the secret tapes that JFK made of his conversations in the White House. Many of them are fascinating, and one of the best that I listened to was this one, which records part of a...
  14. Nemowork

    USS John McCain collides with merchant ship

    5 sailors injured, 10 missing. 10 sailors missing, 5 injured after USS McCain collision | New York Post After the Fitzgerald incident last month it looks like either the US navy is having a run of bad luck or something is seriously wrong with their navigation and watchkeeping systems. Both...
  15. Eric the Red

    What were some good things King John of England did during his reign?

    Most people know of King John, and that he abused his powers that were given to him, and as such, was forced to sign a document called the Magna Carta, which limited royal authority, but I'd like to ask the question, what were some good things that King John did during his reign? Thanks for reading!
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    Question Freedom of Expression: Alexis de Tocqueville vs. John Stuart Mill

    Hi fellow historical like-minded I would like to compare the different opinions on freedom of expression/opinion of John Stuart Mill and Alexis de Tocqueville. What is your in your point of view the most important difference? What kind of difference would you point out? Thank you very much...
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    Freedom of Expression: Alexis de Tocqueville vs. John Stuart Mill

    Hi fellow historical like-minded I would like to compare the different opinions on freedom of expression/opinion of John Stuart Mill and Alexis de Tocqueville. What is your in your point of view the most important difference? What kind of difference would you point out? Thank you very much...
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    Freedom of Expression: Alexis de Tocqueville vs. John Stuart Mill

    Hi fellow historical like-minded I would like to compare the different opinions on freedom of expression/opinion of John Stuart Mill and Alexis de Tocqueville. What is your in your point of view the most important difference? What kind of difference would you point out? Thank you very much...
  19. skapeti

    The Knights of saint John.

    What a fascinating order, Would they make a country one day? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_Hospitaller A group of Humanitarians with history that many countries would jealous of... I could go for volunteer if they had an embassy in Greece.
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    John "Jack Punch" Perkins

    So, I've brought him up in countless threads, but now I want to talk about him specifically. Those of you who haven't been hanging on my every post (what's wrong with you? :D) can read the link about him attached below. On another thread I asked AncientGeezer if he thought Perkins actually...