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Jan 1, 2019

This is Part 2 of the story of Sir William Wallace, the Guardian of Scotland. We continue with the battle of Stirling bridge, Wallace's invasion of England, his unfortunate defeat at Falkirk as well as his betrayal, trial and execution. 

Dec 26, 2018

Braveheart. We've all seen the movie, but the real story of William Wallace is very different. It's a fantastic tale of one of Scotland's greatest national heroes, leader of the Scottish resistance forces during the first years of the long and ultimately successful struggle to free Scotland from English rule.

Dec 16, 2018

The Spartan society. We'll look at how the Spartans became the one of the most memorable and fiercest warriors of the ancient world. We'll look why they did it, how they did it and what we can learn from events that happened thousands of years ago.

Dec 13, 2018

Roman Gladiators. An inside look at the many different types and origins of gladiators. From the trident and net wielding Retiarius to the Thracian style gladiator made famous by Spartacus all the way to the Gladiatrix or female gladiators. 

Dec 8, 2018

Roman Gladiators. The legacy and history of ancient Rome's most fearsome warriors. We'll examine the history of the gladiators and the games they took part in. We'll explain what life, death and combat was like for the men who fought in Rome's most legendary form of entertainment.