Chronicles Magazine History

  • REVIEWS

    The Patsy

    In general I am not a fan of conspiracy theories. A good historian learns that, in regard to controversial events, the simplest explanation is the one most likely to be accurate.

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  • Sins of Omission

    An American Sniper

    A galloglass was a professional warrior hired by an Irish chief. The practice of employing such men became common in the decades following the Norman invasion, when it became obvious that heavily armed and mail-clad fighters were needed to...

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