Following the Louisiana Purchase by the United States from the French First Republic in 1803, President Thomas Jefferson commissioned an expedition westward to the Pacific Ocean to map the new territory.
In 1968, Florence Connolly Shipek, an anthropologist and professor of American Indian History, published a book called "Delfina Cuero: Her Autobiography-An Account of her Last Years and Her Ethnobotanic Contributions." The purpose of this book was to ‘prove’ the American citizenship of Delfina.
Æthelred II, also dubbed the Unready was King of Saxon England during 978–1013 and 1014–1016. Under his father Kind Edgar, England had experienced a period of peace after the reconquest of the Danelaw in the mid-10th century.
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Archaeologists from the University of Leicester have conducted a study in the main cemetery of the hospital of St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge, to provide new insights into the medieval benefits system.
In an announcement by the State Office for Culture and Monument Preservation (LAKD), archaeologists excavating in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania have uncovered seven Bronze Age swords, 6,000 silver coins, and two Christian reliquary containers.
Throughout the history of the Roman Empire, countless legions were raised and disbanded, but one legion endured the entirety, remaining in service to the Roman Empire and the Byzantine Empire, and marching on into the Middle Ages - The Legio V Macedonica.