From being blasphemous to sexually explicit, literature can cause quite a stir
How Theodora rose from courtesan to the most powerful woman in Byzantium
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The statistics of the Tudor king's vitals
The outrageous man behind the expression
Prostitutes, sword-fights, animal cruelty, boys dressed as girls... Just another day at the office for William Shakespeare and company
From humble beginnings to performing for the Queen, this self-taught crack shot became one of the Old West's most recognisable figures
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