A brutal scorched earth policy that William I used to punish the people of the north for, and discourage them from further, rebellion.
Harrying of the North
Fact of the Day
The man who built the town stocks in Boston, Massachusetts charged so much that he became the first man to be put in them.
Quote of the Day
"I thought he was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises "
~ Arthur Balfour on Winston Churchill
On This Day
1660 Charles II marched into London and was restored to the throne after 11 years in exile.