In 1280 King Edward I of England was seeking to extend his influence over Scotland. This is a period that is known for England’s ruthless authoritarian rule, including the now-infamous right of prima nocta—or first night—which afforded an English noble the right to deflower a Scottish maiden on her wedding day. William Wallace, a young Scottish rebel, witnessed some of these tragedies as a young boy and later led a popular uprising against the rule of Edward and his soldiers.
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Israelis have jumped to the conclusion that they oppose peace because they reject the very existence of Israel. In this case, what difference does it make to recognize the ‘Jewish’ nature of this unrecognized state?Bakir Oweida