Was The Viking Horn Helmet Real?

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By John R Hilde. Growing up as a kid you probably imagined yourself at one point or another as a marauding Viking warrior. Of course, naturally you had your impressive horned helmet carried into battle as well. But is this helmet a myth popularized by Hollywood, or is there some historical fact to it? All […]

The Story of the Welsh Dragon

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By Tom Sangers. The story of the red dragon, ‘Y Ddraig Goch’ (literally, the red dragon), that appears on the Welsh flag goes back centuries, even to before the invasion of Britain by the Saxons. When the Celts ruled Britain, before they were driven out of England into Wales and Cornwall, there was a legend […]