Amidst the chaos and violence of Europe in the eighth century, Charlemagne became king of the Franks and established a large empire. As Charlemange’s power grew, so did the stories attached to his name.
This book explores the myths and legends of the great king Charlemagne, from the stories about his mother, Bertha Bigfoot, and his youthful adventures with the thief, Basin, to his fantastical... [click here for more]
This is a history of the early War of the Spanish Succession in Italy and Germany up until, and including, the Battle of Turin 1706.
Personalities involved on the campaign include the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy!
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