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General & world history
More top trivia in this new series from Mitch Symons! Includes cool Top Trump cards to collect with your mates.
EnGROSS yourself with the most gruesome, filthy facts about life throughout history, such as...
why Medieval people were pelted with rotten vegetables in the stocks
what the Egyptians did to bodies to make them mummies
what wild animals gladiators were forced to fight in ancient Rome
and whether Vikings actually wore horns on their helmets!
About the Author
Mitchell Symons was born in London and educated at Mill Hill School and the LSE, where he studied Law. Since leaving BBC TV, where he was a researcher and then a director, he has worked as a writer, broadcaster and journalist. He was a principal writer of early editions of the board game Trivial Pursuit and has devised many television formats. Currently he writes an award-winning column for the Sunday Express.