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Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
Once Upon a Time in a Crystal Cave
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: British English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Mineralogy, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Tsumeb mine has been worked by men since long ago. In the copper there are many other minerals. This unique mix is responsible for an ore body with one of the most prolific assortment of crystal specimens in the world. The lure of wealth from the recovery and sale of these much sought after and beautiful specimens is real. These tales are about crystal fever and the people affected by it.

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