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Elizabeth Woodville: How Did She Die?
Elizabeth Woodville, queen consort of Edward IV, died in 1492. Her plain, expedited funeral led to speculation that she died of the plague.
Abyssinia: The Only African Country to Avoid Colonialism
19th-century European nations partitioned Africa among themselves. However, Abyssinia managed to repel all foreign invaders, becoming the only African country that did not fall to the clutches of colonialism.