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He was the illegitimate son of Duke Robert I of Normandy and Herleva, a tanner's daughter. William's mother was married to another man when she became pregnant with William. As a result, William was considered illegitimate. Despite this, Duke Robert recognized William as his heir and raised him.
The Anabaptists were one of several groups of Protestant reformers who were determined to restore the institutions and spirit of the primitive church. They believed that this could be accomplished by returning to a simple, literal interpretation of the Bible.
In the past 400 years, many explorers have searched the deep canyons and icy peaks of the misty clouds in search of adventure. However, the real adventure is the journey itself. Each explorer brings his or her own story to the expedition, making it a truly unique experience.
One of Ireland's most sacred sites is Cathedral Hill. It is where St Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, set up his first church. Today, the ruins of St. Patrick's Cathedral sit on the hill.
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Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold prepare for the dark winter ahead. They celebrate by harvesting the last of the crops and preserving them for the winter. They also take the opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments from the past year.
The Time Team crew treks to one of the outermost Shetland Islands, Fetlar, in an attempt to reveal the truth behind ancient local legend. The island is rumored to be the final resting place of a Viking princess, who was buried alive with her treasure. The team excavates the island, and discovers the remains of the princess and her treasure.
A team of historians turns the clock back to the year 1500 to take on the role of the lay-folk who farmed and crafted within monastic walls. The team, including archaeologists and craftspeople, will spend the next six months living as their predecessors did, using only period-appropriate tools and materials. The project seeks to better understand the everyday lives of the monks and lay-folk who lived and worked within the monastery.
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The team hopes to find the home of the Knights Templar, a major power in the 12th and 13th centuries who protected pilgrims on their journey to the Holy Land. The Templars were a religious order of knights who fought in the Crusades. They were founded in 1119 and disbanded in 1312.
Most people in the Middle Ages never saw a doctor. Instead, they were treated by the local wise-woman, priest, or barber.
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For nearly 500 years, the Norse people dominated the oceans with their remarkable ships. They were known for their death-defying raids and exploration.
Torture, treason, and bizarre executions were standard practices at The Tower Of London. The Tower is the United Kingdom's oldest and most famous fortress, which served as a royal palace, a prison, and a place of execution. Many people were tortured and executed at the Tower, including three English queens.
Time Team travels to High Worsall, near Middlesbrough, a village that almost completely disappeared hundreds of years ago. They explore the remains of the village and try to figure out what happened to the people who used to live there. They find evidence of a fire, which might explain why the village was abandoned.
The Middle Ages saw two hundred years of crusades where Christianity aimed to recover Jerusalem from Islamic rule. After the First Crusade captured the city in 1099, a Christian kingdom was established. However, the Muslim Seljuk Turks retook Jerusalem in 1187. Although Christian armies recaptured the city in 1229, Muslims regained control of Jerusalem in 1244.
The team focuses on preparing the staple foods of everyday Tudor life: bread and ale. A hard-working Tudor farmer could expect to eat around 5 loaves of bread a week. The ale was drunk by all members of the family, including children, and was a source of important vitamins and minerals.
Indigenous people have created significant changes to their environment through resource harvesting, farming, and urban development. These changes have had both positive and negative effects on the environment and on the people themselves.
The Tower of London is the United Kingdom's foremost tourist attraction. It is an imposing stronghold that has been part of London's history for over 900 years. The Tower of London is a must-see for anyone visiting London.
Governance models were developed by each Indigenous nation to control their citizens and establish normative behaviors. These models were created to maintain order within the nation and to prevent members of the nation from breaking the established rules. By having a governance model in place, the Indigenous nation was able to keep its citizens in line and ensure that everyone was following the same set of rules.
Flamboyant and party-loving, Charles II, often known as the 'Merry Monarch' had one of the most thrilling lives of any British king. He was a skilled horseman and loved hunting, gambling and women. He also had a great sense of humor and was very popular with his people.
This is the story of the dramatic and violent life of the Middle Ages' most important emperor: Charlemagne. His life as a political leader was full of conflict and bloodshed, but he is also remembered for his great accomplishments. He was a true medieval emperor, and his legacy continues to influence the world today.