Pirates were known for the great horror they caused through the weapons they used. They used many items to instill terror from cannons to revolvers.
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?
Buildings are great sources of information that can help reveal the beliefs of a society. Sometimes all we have left of ancient civilizations to examine are the ruins of their buildings. Too often, with time, these...
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!
On June 24, 1532, Lord Robert Dudley was born. He is well-known for being a close friend of Queen Elizabeth but there is a lot more to his story. Read on to find out more.
A quick look into the history of Renaissance Clothing in the Medieval age including the meaning of men and women's styles and the lasting effects on the fashion world today.
The Black Prince's Ruby is one of the most famous rubies of all time. But this huge gemstone hides a secret. Find out how its history and how it came to be part of the British Crown Jewels.
A look at feudalism, personal unions, and dual monarchy.
Diane de Poitiers was the famous royal mistress of King Henri II of France, known for drinking a gold elixir to stay young and beautiful. She also plotted to keep his wife, Catherine de Medici, ruthlessly in the...
This is part 2 of a 4 (or 5) part hands-on unit on the Medieval Period. Build model castles, weapons, and more! These lessons are geared toward 4th-5th grade level children and their siblings. They were created by...