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The English Civil Wars (1642-51)

Firstly, why the English Civil Wars, and not just the English Civil War? Has there been more than one before? The answer to that is yes, and no. Read on to find out why!

Saladin

Personal Profile Born: c. 1137-38, Tikrit, Upper Mesopotamia, Abbasid Caliphate (modern-day Iraq) Birth name: Al-Nasir Salah al-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub (westernised to Salah al-Din, or Saladin) Died: 4 March 1193 (aged 55-56), Damascus, Syria, Ayyubid Sultanate Reign: 1174 – 4 March 1193 as Sultan of Egypt and Syria Spouse: Ismat ad-Din Khatun Children: Al-Afdal ibn… Continue reading Saladin

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