Ninja were born, not made. Let me explain how. In fifteenth-century Japan, a number of samurai families, the ninja families, started developing certain skills in intelligence collection, camouflage warfare and assassination. These skills and...
Here are some of the stories of Irish women and young girls who were sent to Tasmania in Australia as punishment for small crimes. Women and children convicts were transported to Australia on the John Calvin ship in 1848.
This article looks at the history of the Celts in central Europe, as well as the six Celtic nations of northwestern Europe. Were they all the same Celts? Read this article for an introduction to the historical debate.
Newer evidence places the Lost Colonists in Bertie County. Best evidence suggests they traveled a short distance to 42-mile long Hatteras Island. Their descendants are being DNA tested now.
Irish prisons in 1800s. Conditions for Women and Children prisoners in Grangegorman Female Prison in Dublin, Ireland.
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.
Old Houlka is the oldest settlement in north Mississippi that still exists; however, its status as a town changed when the railroad laid their tracks a mile west of the old settlement, and produced the town of New Houlka.
An complete guide to British, American and German World War 2 Campaign Medals Ribbons and Clasps.
Along with the many amazing communications barriers that were overcome, the invention of the moveable-type printing press made it possible for Bibles to be owned by the common people, thus helping make "the priesthood of all believers" a relevant identification for every Christian, whether or not...
The role of women changed forever with the outset of world war one