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5 – The Battle of Hastings

We’ve seen the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of Wessex, Essex, East Anglia, Mercia and Northumbria come together as one nation – England. The same people have been…

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Experience key as Cheetahs down fresh-faced Griquas

The Toyota Cheetahs used their experience to down a very young and inexperienced Tafel Lager Griquas side 30-20 (halftime 23-3) in a Carling Currie Cup…

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4 – Viking rule and prosperity

So far, we have seen the how the House of Wessex came to unite and rule all of England through Ethelstan, all the while fighting…

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3 – Revolutions, Conquests and Murder!

Ethelstan’s conquest of the whole of England brought to life an island nation that would, over time, become one of the most powerful empires in…

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2 – Unification of a Kingdom

King Alfred the Great had become one of the most powerful kings of the Anglo-Saxons before he died in 899, bringing his son, Edward the…

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1 – Before the Beginning

The most popular royal family of the current time has to be the English Monarchy – the House of Windsor – with Queen Elizabeth II…

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And the Award goes to…?

Just when you thought things were returning to normal – BOOM – Omicron! Fans, vaccinated ones, were looking forward to packing their cooler boxes, heading…

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Proteas miss trick by leaving out Olivier

South Africa opened their Summer test series at Supersport Park in Centurion on Sunday with India dominating the opening day of the first test. After…

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One last moment!

One of my fondest memories of my uncle was standing in his kitchen, drinking white wine (yes, me drinking white wine), getting pissed while being…

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Blasts from the Past – T20 World Cup Batting Thrills

On 17 October 2021, co-hosts Oman take on Papua New Guinea in the first match of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The shortest…

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