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The 6th crusade

Triumph of a ruler who had been excommunicated by a church that wanted to see more bloodshed in the Holy Land: the taking of Jerusalem by force of treaty rather than the sword. – James Steerforth (© 2012) Holy Roman … Continue reading

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An intergalactic messenger in search of Camelot

Cadbury Castle, thought by some to have been King Arthur’s Camelot “No, they spelled it all wrong. It’s not Uther Pendragon, it’s Upper Pentagon, abbreviated U.P., and it’s not my name but my address.” My visitor in the gingerbread suit … Continue reading

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