Western Europe Political & Social Issues
Analysis of Cardinal Richelieu’s Political Testament
Abstract This article will take the reader on an exploration of the British Parliament and the United States Congress. From this paper the reader shall gather an understanding of both government bodies operates,...
Both Joseph II and Frederick the Great were enlightened despots who cared for their people. Enlightened despotism is an interesting phenomenon that still exists to some extent in politics today when otherwise educated...
LIFE ON THE FRINGE - 6: MORTALITY, IMMORTALITY - Celt and Roman Beliefs on the Afterlife, Gerald of Wales and more
See how the Celts saw death. An insight into the way the Celts did. Also, Infant interment, Wales after the Conquest, the Celts in Italy, how the Greeks saw them and a brief look at knot work
Viking incursions in Frankia brought about a near-collapse of an empire built by Charles 'the Great'. Trade and culture suffered until Charles 'the Simple' turned attackers into guardians...
Richard fitzGilbert de Clare - heard of him? He was nicknamed 'Strongbow' in deference to his being lord of Striguil (Chepstow) in the Welsh Marches, where the Welshmen were famed for their longbows.
A famous Irish work of illumination begun on Iona, a pair of legendary kings who trumped their rivals, the Celtic origin of knights and a short history of warlike migration to Ireland's shores
English history is full of the quest for a male heir to sit on the throne. So why have women played the biggest role in the lineage of monarchs?
Duke William's older half-brother through Herleve, Robert was the son of Herluin de Conteville, older brother of Odo who became Bishop of Bayeux. Unlike Odo, Robert was a stalwart of his duke-king
"In Flander's Fields the poppies blow'. Who doesn't know the first line of this beautiful, though sad poem by John McCray. A soldier - who fought in the 1st World War - wrote down his feelings.
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