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What were the largest European treasuries, in gold and silver, at the end of the Seven Years War?

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Did European elites train natives from colonial lands to help spread western values?

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Marriage for executioners in Medieval times

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Why are most of the world's oldest buildings in Europe and not in the Fertile Crescent?

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Is this cairn/mound-like structure in Germany real or imagined?

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Are there any estimates of military spending as a percentage of total government expenditure anywhere in 15th century Europe?

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How large is a 19th century stage house near Kaluga, Russia?

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What did European people of the 5th century AD eat during spring and what was the availability?

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Why did Stephen II of Blois (father of King Stephen of England) abandon the First Crusade in 1098 knowing how much he would lose by doing so?

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Was it uncommon to see an Englishman with a cane or walking stick during WW1? Specifically, in Europe

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Was it common in Europe in the modern era that proper names were translated?

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