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Meet the Mughals
In 1494, the 12-year-old Babur was appointed the leader of Ferghana, in Turkestan. When he was deposed by elder relatives, Babur fled south, capturing Kabul in 1504. From there, he invaded the Indian subcontinent, defeating the Sultan of Delhi’s much
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Earth, Fire & Treasure
Tracing historical figures and events from the Ancient World can be extremely difficult but in the case of Boudica’s Revolt there is plentiful archaeological evidence, particularly in Colchester. It was discovered that the Britons desecrated the Roma
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British Tribes
Britain in the early 1st century CE did not consist of England, Wales and Scotland as we know it today. Instead, it comprised many Celtic tribes that numbered 27 at the very least. These were not even a homogenous group that were split on political l