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The Ghost Ship Of Henry VIII

One of the biggest unsolved mysteries in British history: the identity of the crew of the Mary Rose. It reveals a startling new explanation for why the Mary...
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Sedition Act - History

Sedition ActJuly 14, 1798An Act in addition to the act, entitled & 34;An Act for the punishmentof certain crimes against the United States.& 34;SECTION I. Be it enacted . ., That if any persons shall unlawfully combine or conspire together, with intent to oppose any measure or measures of the government of the United States, which are or shall be directed by proper authority, or to impede the operation of any law of the United States, or to intimidate or prevent any person holding a place or office in or under the government of the United States, from undertaking, performing or executing his trust or duty; and if any person or persons, with intent as aforesaid, shall counsel, advise or attempt to procure any insurrection, riot, unlawful assembly, or combination, whether such conspiracy, threatening, counsel, advice, or attempt shall have the proposed effect or not, he or they shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and on conviction, before any court of the United States having jurisdiction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, and by imprisonment during a term not less than six months nor exceeding five years; and further, at the discretion of the court may be holden to find sureties for his good behaviour in such sum, and for such time, as the said court may direct.
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Sex in the Not-City: Bad Behavior in the Medieval English Village

By Esther Liberman CuencaIn July 1339 Alice, an English peasant from the small village of Somercotes, appeared at the local church court to address some recent and disturbing rumors. Did she have sex out of wedlock with Robert, identified as the “son of John Daddi”? More seriously, did she endanger the life of her unbaptized infant daughter?
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A serial-killing couple is apprehended

Alton Coleman and Debra Brown are apprehended in Evanston, Illinois, after a particularly vicious two-month crime spree that left eight people dead and many more injured. Coleman had been added to the special eleventh slot on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List for actively dangerous fugitives.Coleman had a long criminal record before he met Brown in 1983.
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