Joanna The Mad was one of the most tragic royal figures in history. Read her sad story here. Discover how she was cruely betrayed by her father, her husband, and her son.
Just as with other Germanic people, magic was an important element in Anglo-Saxon life, with broader connections to the paradigm of Germanic mythology.
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 strongest Danish kings of the Viking Age reigned late 10th, early 11th Centuries, their names synonymous with Denmark's zenith, Harald Gormsson, Svein 'Forkbeard' Haraldsson, Knut Sveinsson.
An article on how people treated others in medieval period Europe and a history of torture devices used during that period.
Summary of Rizal in Belgian Brussels (1890) January 28, 1890 – Rizal left Paris for Brussels Brussels– capital of Belgium. Two reasons why Rizal leave Paris: The cost of living in Paris was very high because of the...
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 masses.
Explores Ismail Kadare's novel juxtaposed with true life accounts of modern Albanian families entangled in Blood Feud. Discusses the Kanun, a medieval holy book and code of ethics.
A tsle of Hereward of Bourne in Lincolnshire. His part in the rebellion at Ely and William's siege. The aftermath of the siege and Hereward's exile
Such wonderful, positive images usually flood children's imaginations when the words "Fairy Tale" are uttered. Disturbingly though, Fairy Tales in their original form, even the tales written and told by the Brothers Grimm, were in all actuality quite morbid and frightening stories.