5 of the best foul facts from Horrible Histories magazine

Kids certainly won't think history is boring when they learn these foul facts

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Foul fact number 1

Romans didn’t have toilet paper – many of them just used a sponge on a stick!

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Foul fact number 2

King Edmund II of England was killed when an assassin hiding in his toilet stuck a sword up his bum!

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Foul fact number 3

Mary Queen of Scots had a watch in the shape of a human skull – she had it made shortly before her own head was cut off.

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Foul fact number 4

Children in ancient Sparta were only allowed to have baths a few times a year – they can’t have smelled very nice!

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Foul fact number 5

George I died after a violet attack of diahorrea!

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Horrible Histories magazine is on sale from Thursday 18th October in all good retailers and is packed full of vile jokes and foul facts to excite children about history.

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