On February 18, 1478, George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, was executed. He was the brother of Edward IV and was rumored to have been executed in malmsey wine, but is that really true?
Henry VIII, King of England, beheaded his wives, Anne Boleyn, and Katherine Howard. George Boleyn, Henry Howard, Thomas Howard, all beheaded, and another Thomas Howard died in the Tower of London...
What you read in your textbooks, and were taught in class about the Middle Ages is probably wrong. Banish those thoughts about medieval people and learn what their lives were really like, based on information collected...
On June 24, 1532, Lord Robert Dudley was born. He is well-known for being a close friend of Queen Elizabeth but there is a lot more to his story. Read on to find out more.
The study of medieval history can be a greatly beneficial pursuit. It bears on many modern issues: religion, politics and international relations among them. Why study medieval history? Here are a few good reasons.
Diane de Poitiers was the famous royal mistress of King Henri II of France, known for drinking a gold elixir to stay young and beautiful. She also plotted to keep his wife, Catherine de Medici, ruthlessly in the...
Richard III's mitochondrial DNA was a match, but not his Y chromosome linking him to the Plantagenet Line...Richard III's claim is through his descent in a female line, so does it matter?
Do you think people were uneducated in the Middle Ages? Would you like to learn what medieval education was really like?
Anne Boleyn has been pilloried for centuries for intentionally seducing poor Henry VIII, refusing to become his mistress...suppose we have all been wrong?
The Elizabethan mystery of the death of Amy Robsart remains unsolved . Was she murdered to further her husband Robert Dudley's ambitions to marry Queen Elizabeth I or did she commit suicide?