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The Hudson’s Bay Company: a 17th century multicultural start up

The Hudson’s Bay Company is known for it’s iconic striped blanket, but did you know that it a multicultural start up, founded nearly 350 years ago by two French trappers, a German Prince and an English King? Continue reading

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#OTD in 1645: The Battle of Naseby + an excerpt from Traitor’s Knot

#OTD 1645 the Battle of Naseby was won by the Parliamentarians and signalled the beginning of the end for King Charles I. Continue reading

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