If Elizabeth I had to square up to Queen Victoria, who would win? A humorous look at two famous queens.
Dublin Lockout 1913. Strikes in Ireland. Working Conditions in Ireland during 1913. The Irish Citizen Army with James Connolly and James Larkin
At a young age, Amy Dudley (or Lady Amy Dudley) showed promise with England's aristocracy. But her mysterious death cut that short, and the culprit may have been Queen Elizabeth.
This is a long article but it will give you a good understanding of the rulers of England and now the United Kingdom from 1066 to the present date.
British history covers such a broad expanse of history that the topics from which to choose are virtually innumerable. Fortunately, an army of historians have preceded the student of British history and their works can help to highlight for us the most interesting topics of British history.
The Vikings influence every settlement they visited. Those Vikings who permanently settled left a lasting impact on the local area.
The Knights Templar were the guardians of untold riches gathered from their time protecting the Christian pilgrims in the Holy Land. Could their mysterious relics have been moved secretly by a hidden Templar naval fleet at La Rochelle?
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
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?
A brief overview of the history of Orkney, from early Pictish origins to Viking settlement, and a tour of Orkney's neolithic sites and standing stones such as Stenness, a site similar to Stonehenge