Women and children convicts who were transported to Australia on the John Calvin ship in 1848.
Boudicca was a strong and revered queen of the Celts in Britain in the first century before Christ. She was ruler of the Iceni Celtic tribe that resided in the Southern part of Britain, then known as East Anglia.
Many pubs in England have names which come from religious symbols and buildings, or Biblical quotes. Some are obvious, many are not. Bishop's Finger is obvious, Cross Keys is not!
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!
Tuberculosis in Ireland. Children in a TB hospital in 1947. Famous people who died from the disease.
Germany's answer to Stonehenge, Externsteine is a natural rock formation that has been altered by human hands. What was it used for? Does it hold special meaning?
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
Kevin Barry was caught by British troops during the Irish War of Independence. Black and Tans 1920 in Ireland.
Through my limited knowledge, I have compiled a list of the top ten worst ever rulers of our green and pleasant land. It's been done before, but I believe that this really is the definitive list!
Beginning in the 1960s and 1970s, revisionist historians began to look at the English Reformation differently than had their predecessors. Revisionists argued that the Reformation was forced upon the reluctant Catholic...