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  1. Gabingston

    What if the English and French colonies in North America were flipped?

    What if the English and French colonies in North America were flipped? By this, I mean that the French colonize the eastern seaboard from Georgia up to Maine and the English colonize Canada and Louisiana. The Canadian Maritimes could go either way. How large would the populations of a French...
  2. SunZi

    The Childs of the Salamander - TL of the Francis I's death

    The Childs of the Salamander TImeline of the death of Francis I in 1525 On 24 February 1525 in Pavia, in Lombardy, the army of Francis I, King of France was defeated. More than a military defeat, this meeting saw the king captured by the armies of his great rival on the European scene, the...
  3. WI: Charles II Stuart lives longer

    Let's say that Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland is able to overcome his health problems in February 1685 and is alive and well for another decade or more. So instead of problematic James II, England is rules until around 1700 by relatively skilled and pragmatic monarch. But on the...
  4. GameBawesome

    WI: Charles I had two identical brothers - Stuart Triplets

    See this painting below? (Link if needed) This is called Charles I in Three Positions, a famous portrait painting of King Charles I, painted by the Flemish painter Van Dyck. It portrays King Charles I in three positions, in different costumes, nearly identical to each other. Now, this is...
  5. RedKing

    WI/PC: Elizabeth I marries Francis of Anjou

    Of all of Elizabeth’s potential suitors, Francis of Anjou was one of, if not the closest to winning Elizabeth’s hand. Obviously she decided against the marriage due to religious and political concerns. But what if the marriage had gone through? Obviously, Elizabeth will probably not have issue...
  6. Was England ever actually considering converting to Orthodox

    I remember hearing that Henry VIII had considered converting to Orthodox before he decided on forming the Anglican church but I for the life of me can't find any sources on it and would like to see if anyone here knew for sure.
  7. WI: Henry V crowned King of France

    There is a lot of discussion abour England chances to win HYW in case of Henry V survival. But this is not the one of them. Instead, I want to ask about potential political, cultural and historical consequences of Henry V beign crowned with full ceremony in Reims Cathedral at november 1422. Also...
  8. SunZi

    WI: Charles "V" die at Poitiers and Charles II of Navarre take the French throne.

    Hello, The idea of this alternate history is as follows: Charles II, King of Navarre seizes the throne of France during the late 1350s - early 1360s. Charles of Navarre as the only grandson of Louis X, by his mother Jeanne II of Navarre was a serious candidate for the French crown held by the...
  9. The Beagle War (1978-1979) - The War that destroyed the End of the World...
    Threadmarks: THE BEAGLE CHANNEL WAR (1978-1979) - Chapter I

    Hello, this is my first post!, sorry if it's not the place where I can introduce myself, I just couldn't find it. This is a story I wrote with some friends several years ago - despite some improvementes through the years , well...I actually wrote it with 2 more friends, and it was posted in...
  10. How long could England realistically hold Gascony?

    The English monarch held Aquitaine/Gascony for a surprisingly long amount of time after John Lackland supposedly lost all of the English crown's continental possessions (and to be fair he did lose most of them). Henry VI was the last nominal English ruler of Gascony before rule of the duchy was...
  11. The_Persian_Cat

    Stuart Ireland?

    Hello all, So, yesterday was the Twelfth of July -- the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne. I was wondering -- what would have happened if James II defeated William of Orange? I think it quite unlikely for James to retake England or Scotland -- he'd already been ousted by William, who had...
  12. Alfred the great Turns Danelaw into Crownland

    what if Alfred the great and his successors annex their conquests in Danelaw as crownland turning england into a centralized state ?
  13. WI: Elizabeth Tudor is born blind

    There already is a thread about Elizabeth Tudor beign deformed, so how about a scenerio, where the problem is reversed - daughter of Henry VIII looks perfectly fine but can't see at all since birth? Is there a chance, that it will be considered a sign that her mother was a witch? Will Henry...
  14. Henderson

    Rex Juvenis - An Angevin Timeline
    Threadmarks: Chapter I - Henry II

    Rex Juvenis - An Angevin Timeline “You would have been king of the noble and emperor of the brave, lord, if you had lived longer, for you had gained the name Young King; you were indeed the guide and father of youth. And hauberks and swords, and beautiful buckram, helmets and gonfalons...
  15. How could i keep the Four Kingdoms of England(East Anglia, Mercia, Northumbria, and Wessex) seperate and never unify?

    I'm not familiar with this part of England's history. What can keep the Four Kingdoms apart?
  16. SunZi

    Um Novo Reino

    Um Novo Reino In 1474, the Castilian and Aragonese crowns united through the marriage of Queen Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand V of Aragon of 1469, giving birth to the Spanish monarchy. Nevertheless, Castile also got closer under the previous reigns with the kingdom of Portugal by different...
  17. Effect of Irish Home Rule on England?

    Suppose the UK manages to successfully implement Irish HR in 1914, say by avoiding entry to WW1 and then dealing with the ensuing unrest from the UVF, Anglo-Irish army officers, Unionists etc. How does this effect the constitutional settlement and question of powers for England when it all...
  18. Fully Seeded: A (Men's Football) World Cup Timeline
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    Fully Seeded: A (Men's Football) World Cup Timelime Prologue In 2018, Michel Platini gave an interview in which he admitted that the draw for the World Cup of twenty years earlier had been slightly rigged. The disgraced ex-UEFA president admitted that ‘a little trickery’ had been employed to...
  19. Low Alternate History?

    You know i've found an fake documentary on the BBC called "the day england stopped" in wich an small train accident causes an meltdown of britain's transport system, and it left me thinking, are there other low alternate histories? You know things that are different from OTL but not too much to...
  20. WI: David I of Scotland Won the Battle of the Standard

    During the period of British history called the Anarchy David I's looked to extend Scottish influence and control into Yorkshire as he'd already done in other parts of Northern England by launching an invasion but was defeated by William of Aumale at the Battle of the Standard on August 22...
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