How many famous executions took place in the Tower of London? From medieval times onward many noble and even royal prisoners were executed for treason, many of them beheaded on Tower Green.
The Tudors are cool again. For the past few centuries Henry VIII has been regarded as a bloated, ulcerated wife-killer whilst his unfortunate assortment of spouses have been reduced to a playground ditty - "Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived". Then in 2007 The Tudors, hit our...
Medieval Europe was no place for the timid; however, there was law and order to make life a little more tolerable. Here's an overview of law enforcement, medieval style!
Richard III's mitochondrial DNA was a match, but not his Y chromosome linking him to the Plantagenet Line...Richard III's claim is through his descent in a female line, so does it matter?
On February 18, 1478, George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, was executed. He was the brother of Edward IV and was rumored to have been executed in malmsey wine, but is that really true?
On display in churches around Europe are the relics of incorruptible saints. But how did these holy relics remain incorrupt? Were these saints artificially preserved or was this a natural phenomenon?
The queen consort of England, Jane Seymour, was seemingly perfect in every way. What was the story behind this remarkable woman? And, what would have happened had she lived?
A noted and very influential historian, William of Newburgh chronicled Medieval England like no other. But, could he have been the first paranormal investigator of ghosts, zombies, and vampires?
History is rife with conflict, and in war history changes in an instant. This is the story of what could have happened in the Battle of Hastings and how it would have affected England.
The Middle Ages are also sometimes called the Medieval Period of Western Civilization from medium (middle) + aevum (age). The Medieval Period extended from the late 400s to the late 1300s CE (around 900 years). Medieval civilization was created by...