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There are plenty of opportunities to argue against the premise of the question here. The exception made for native invaders in particular is not particularly convincing. The "Glorious Revolution" could certainly be counted as a Dutch invasion. Henry Tudor's invasion had signficant Breton support. The Spanish Armada could easily have gone another ...


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This was primarily due to the 1557 influenza pandemic, which returned in 1558 and perhaps lingered for another year or two. This was a global pandemic and other areas of Europe were also severely hit. Making things even worse was that the influenza was preceded by plague, typhus, measles (hat tip: Rusl) and famine in some regions of Europe. Influenza ...


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Here is a French document about old lead mines in the region were I live in France: giving another approach. This document is very detailed. I translate here only paragraph 17: "V-shaped rakes (trenches) are more discreet but more widespread. Their oblique edges are extended by two ridges of rejections. Their direction visibly follows veins or small ...


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The Celts are a cultural group united by a common family of languages and traditions that officially originated somewhere near modern day Austria in about 500BCE, but can be traced back much further into the Hallstatt & Urnfield cultures. For this answer to make much since, you need to begin with the understanding that Celtic is a VERY broad term. A ...


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