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December 10, 1317

On December 10, 1317, King Birgir of Sweden pulled some Game of Thrones action called the Nykoping Banquet. King Birgir of Sweden invited his two older brothers, Valdemar, Duke of Finland and Eric, Duke of Sodermanland to his… Continue reading

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February 18, 1478

On February 18, 1478, George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence,  House of York was executed by his older brother and King of England, Edward IV, for treason. His manner of death? It is rumored that  he was drowned in a butt … Continue reading

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