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Viking Raiders Led by Ragnar Lothbrok Besiege Paris

Today on March 28, 845, the notorious Viking leader, Ragnar Lothbrok, launched the Siege of Paris with 5,000 Norse warriors. The Siege of Paris (845)...
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Christian Soldiers Capture Antioch During The First Crusade

Today on June 3, 1098, crusaders captured their first city in the holy land after besieging Antioch for a long 12 months. The Siege of...
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King Afonso Recaptures Lisbon And Expels The Moors

Today on October 25, 1147, Afonso I of Portugal finally recaptured Lisbon and expelled the city’s Moorish overlords forever. Afonso I, also nicknamed Afonso the...

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