St. Brice’s Day Massacre

Way, way back in the day, the unfortunately named King Aethelred the Unready was warned that the Danish men in the Kingdom of England would “faithlessly take his life, and then all his councilors, and possess his kingdom afterwards.” So, he did the only reasonable thing and had them all slaughtered on November 13, 1002 in an event that would later be called the St. … Continue reading St. Brice’s Day Massacre