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A Puritan rag published this day in history

Cost of the novel


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The First Fleet entering Botany Bay (Public domain)

This day in history


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French ships enter Mexican waters (Public domain)

The Second Mexican Empire was a disaster and led to the death of a powerful Austrian monarch


An ancient system that lingered into 20th century Quebec

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Boundaries of fiefs, including sub-fiefs, in Lower Canada, 1923 (Université Laval / CC BY-SA 3.0)


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The siege of Quebec. (Public domain)

An odd naming trope, a massive debt and the precursor to the American Revolution

A note on names


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Painting depicting the 10th Cavalry in battle. (Public domain)

A small skirmish that marked the end of a massive series of conflicts


A thing of nightmares that lasted for over two decades

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An advertisement for a leucotomy instrument circa 1940 (www.bonkersinstitute.org / CC BY 3.0)


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A fascinating and bloody glimpse of ancient warfare


You might have already forgotten


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A British fishing trawler (left) passes an Icelandic patrol boat (right) (Public domain)

“If you fish and catch nothing, you have still caught a lesson.”

A watery background

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Grant Piper

Hobbyist historian | Political scientist | Story teller | Lover of animals | Freelancer | Always open for work -> grantpiperwriting@outlook.com

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