The Victorians are well known for the rules they followed to maintain a place in 'polite society'. For us today, many of these 'rules' are shocking and downright weird!
Known as the Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castille had five children together which was enough for them to forge a European dynasty.
The story of Polish heroine Irena Sendler, who saved the lives of 2,500 Jewish children during World War II.
Women and Children were convicts who were transported to Australia on the John Calvin ship in 1848
Alexei aligned himself with the enemies of his father and made his destruction inevitable.
The Russian Revolutions of 1917 have a broad basis of comparison and contrast. The focus here will be to outline similarities and differences between the February and the October Revolutions with emphasis on the nature...
Isobel Gowdie was a Scottish woman accused of witchcraft during the witch hunts of the 17th century. This article discusses her story, witchcraft in Scotland, and King James' role in witch hunts.
Its days gone as a kingdom in its own right, Northumbria saw a new role as an earldom under Knut. With an heir of Uhtred of Bamburgh north of the Tees, Norseman Eirik was appointed to hold Yorkshire
A discussion of the 5 giants of poverty which Beveridge discovered leading to reforms in Britain to overcome them. Most notably tackling these 5 giants led to the NHS.
Rationing in Stoneybatter Ireland during World War Two. Memories in Dublin of The Emergency.