Middle Ages & Renaissance History
The queen consort of England, Jane Seymour, was seemingly perfect in every way. What was the story behind this remarkable woman? And, what would have happened had she lived?
The Middle Ages are also sometimes called the Medieval Period of Western Civilization from medium (middle) + aevum (age). The Medieval Period extended from the late 400s to the late 1300s CE (around 900 years)....
A quick look into the history of Renaissance Clothing in the Medieval age including the meaning of men and women's styles and the lasting effects on the fashion world today.
Was Henry VIII Lancastrian? His Father Was a Beaufort, So What Did Henry Do? He Tried to Marry One, Then He Married Two.
Anne Boleyn has been pilloried for centuries for intentionally seducing poor Henry VIII, refusing to become his mistress...suppose we have all been wrong?
British Royal Family Infidelity Mystery Solved: Was Richard III the Rightful Heir Despite His DNA Anomaly? Part 2
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?
This article is the extraordinary story of how, in an age where rank and virtue were crucial attributes for a wife, a commoner and mistress became the first lady in England, and the mother of a Royal Dynasty.
An army tank? A parachute? A machine gun? A bicycle? All these and more were developed by the creative genius, Leonardo da Vinci, in the late 15th century! This is part 3 of a 3 part hands-on unit study on Leonardo da...
The Anglo-Saxon empire effectively ended at the end of 1066 when Duke William was crowned on Christmas Day. So why did this happen?
Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara, and Francesco Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, were brothers in law. Between the two, a long love story made of a few meetings and a secret correspondence….
A biography of Mary Stuart, the last and loveliest Queen of the Scots who was executed for conspiracy against the Queen of England and the State in 1587.
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