4 days ago · Sussex ( / ˈsʌsɪks / ), from the Old English Sūþsēaxe ( South Saxons ), is a historic county in South East England and was formerly an independent medieval kingdom. It is bounded to the west by Hampshire, north by Surrey, northeast by Kent, south by the English Channel, and divided for many purposes into the ceremonial counties of West ...
5 days ago · Amsterdam (/ ˈ æ m s t ər d æ m /, UK also / ˌ æ m s t ər ˈ d æ m /, Dutch: [ˌɑmstərˈdɑm] ()) is the capital and most populous city of the Netherlands with a population of 872,680 within the city proper, 1,558,755 in the urban area and 2,480,394 in the metropolitan area.
Oct 14, 2021 · In the 14th century, the castle served as a refuge for Richard II of England during his fight against Henry IV of England. The construction of the Harlech Castle began in 1283 and was completed in 1290. Some additions were also included until 1330.
Oct 14, 2021 · In the 14th century, the Black Death devasted the population throughout Europe, with Romney Marsh being particularly affected, causing an increase in sheep farming. In the 15th century, the installation of drainage and sea defences for the Marsh was formalised, providing proper magaement of the miles of drainage watercourses.
4 days ago · Valencia is also internationally famous for its football club, Valencia CF, one of the most successful clubs in Europe and La Liga, winning the Spanish league a total of six times including in 2002 and 2004 (the year it also won the UEFA Cup), and was a UEFA Champions League runner-up in 2000 and 2001.
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- 138 BC
Oct 15, 2021 · The population of London went up 500% between the 12th and 14th centuries By the start of the 14th century, London had grown from 17,000 people to a bustling city of c.100,000. This caused great squalor for the inhabitants, hemmed in between the Roman walls and the River Thames.
Oct 15, 2021 · Smuggling started way back in the 14th century. Early smugglers were known as Owlers as they only worked at night using the hoot of the owl as a signal. Their task was not so much smuggling in, as smuggling out. Their valuable cargo was wool, being given the name Canterbury wool.