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Beheaded samurai warriors examined

Researchers are examining the beheaded bodies of samurai warriors to better understand the wounds they suffered, their fighting styles, and the practice of taking heads as trophies. Very large numbers of fighters had been beheaded – many almost certainly as a result of trophy-taking practises by the emperor’s forces. In 14th

Thousands beheaded in French Revolution named

The names of thousands of people beheaded during the French Revolution will be made available online for the first time. "The collection will be of huge interest to the six million Brits with French ancestry, some of whom will be descended from the French citizens who fled to Britain during that