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Dynastic marriage enhanced truce

There were around ten truces during the Hundred Years’ War. Usually it lasted for a few years. One of the longest truces between England and France was the final agreement of the 9th of March 1396. It was signed by Richard of Bordeaux, King of England, and Charles VI, King of France. Under the agreement peace was established for twenty eight years. (more…)

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Mass soldiers’ fraternization

The First World War (1914-1918) was marked not only by emergence of new types of weapon, but also by display of humanity and religious tolerance. Fraternization was a form of peacefulness between soldiers of belligerent states during World War I. It is a form of belligerent states soldiers’ protests against war, which was manifested simply as a passive inactivity, where both sides refrain from engaging in...