The battle of Bailén

2021-09-19T23:44:24+00:00

On the day of 19 July 1808, one of the most important open field clashes in Spanish history took place: the Battle of Bailén. Taking advantage of the 213th anniversary of the start of

The battle of Bailén 2021-09-19T23:44:24+00:00

90 years on from the mass burning of churches in the Second Republic: the madness that Azaña refused to stop

2021-09-19T23:49:03+00:00

On 11 May 1931, a torrent of anti-clerical violence broke out in the capital, leading to the burning of convents. The government, on the ropes, was forced to bring the army into the streets

90 years on from the mass burning of churches in the Second Republic: the madness that Azaña refused to stop 2021-09-19T23:49:03+00:00

And they wanted to conquer it in 4 hours… the humiliating English defeat of the Spanish Empire at Las Palmas

2021-09-19T23:50:09+00:00

In 1595, the English corsair swooped on the city with the aim of plundering the Spaniards; he was scalded. The other day I was, how naive me, browsing through a well-known series platform

And they wanted to conquer it in 4 hours… the humiliating English defeat of the Spanish Empire at Las Palmas 2021-09-19T23:50:09+00:00

America’s forgotten slaves, the Irish

2021-09-19T04:05:04+00:00

When we talk about slaves and America, the first images that come to mind are the huge cotton plantations where slaves brought from Africa work from sun to sun. But there were other slaves, white

America’s forgotten slaves, the Irish 2021-09-19T04:05:04+00:00
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