On This Day, 1305

On this day in 1305, Sir William Wallace was tried in Westminster Hall on the charge of High Treason, during which a garland of oak was placed upon his head mockingly, to signify him as the King of outlaws. His grisly sentence, of course, was read out immediately following the verdict, and included the full …

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To back up, or not to back up…

Britain should disown the US if it launched a "preventative" attack against North Korea to stop it developing nuclear weapons, according to a leading military think tank. Is the foreword on the Sky news websites article: 'Scenes of carnage' if North Korea crisis escalates into war, British report warns Sky: The unusually blunt advice from …

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Knock, knock…Whos there? Dead Scot’s on a slave ship

Below, was what was said by conservative MP Lucy Frazer, during the queen's speech debate in the House of Commons: "It is the home of Oliver Cromwell, who defeated the Scots at Dunbar; incorporated Scotland into his Protectorate and transported the Scots as slaves, to the colonies" She remained standing there with a barely stifled, …

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