France was ruled by absolute monarchy for much of its history. The Enlightenment of the late 1600's and 1700's, however, impacted many Europeans, and therefore led them to discover that they themselves were much more than they could ever imagine. They deserved more than they got. Therefore, the...
Bridget Ennis and Bridget Butterly were the last women hanged in Kilmainham Jail in 1821 in Dublin Ireland. The history of the death penalty in Ireland.
It's been hidden in plain sight. White slaves taken by the Arab Barbary coast pirates. Over a million English, Irish, and European white people taken from their homes and thrown into slavery. But for some reason, it is never taught in school. Here's the real history behind the white slave trade.
This study focuses on the effects of climate change on crop yields as a contributor to the cause of the French Revolution. Climate change led to extreme seasons. The combination of harshly cold winters, flooding springs, and harshly hot summers led to a reduction of overall crop yield in France....
Stories of Irish women and children who were transported as convicts to Tasmania in Australia as punishment for small crimes. These women and children were on the John Calvin ship in 1848. This is their story.
Alfred the Great was named so because he fought off the Danish invaders, saved the English language and brought learning and study to his court and to all Anglo-Saxons in his realm.
Queen Victoria didn't just head up an Empire as the mother to nine children she also earned the title of Grandmother of Europe. Who were Queen Victoria's children?
This is about my experience going to a bullfight in Spain when I lived there in the 1970s. Not being a Spaniard, I was a spectator not knowing what was coming next.
The Connaught Rangers was an Irish Regiment of the British Army in 1920. James Daly was 22 years old when he was executed for mutiny in India at Jullundur.
James Connolly was one of the signatories of the Irish Proclamation which was declared during the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. James Connolly was also the founder and leader of the Irish Citizen Army.