The 25 Most Viral Stories Of 1382 (Besides The Plague)

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Greetings, fair lords and ladies of the Internet. We're glad you could take time out of your busy pilgrimage schedule to find out the hottest gossip around the kirkyard this year. Now, before you inquire as to what we're drinking, please know that we realize we're not actually in the throes of medieval times. Still, it sure was fun to reimagine the stories that made illuminated manuscripts in the Middle Ages as modern-day Internet clickbait. Read on, courtly loves, for the Magna Carta holy grail of 1382's hottest headlines.
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Leave it out for your man to read.
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