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Medieval truth is stranger than fiction ... apparently

According to this episode of the UK kids show Horrible Histories, when the Thames froze over medieval peasants would strap on skates made of a cow's shoulder bones and go at it like knights on the ice. It's hard to find much to support this story online though, but it's too hilarious not to share.

 

Gave me a chance to use some broken elements too, like, on purpose

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Taken on January 14, 2012