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 brief history explaining the origins of mummers, guising, trick-or-treating, and other seasonal festivities dating back centuries to ancient times. These traditions also span cultures across Europe.
Edward I of England thought that he had Scotland under his thumb, now that he had installed a puppet king. But the Scots weren't finished, for their greatest hero was about to enter the fray.
Richard III was descended from Edmund of Langley, in name only...
It is commonly believed that Harold Godwinson, last Saxon King of England, died at the battle of Hastings with an arrow in his eye. Is this a true account? This article seeks to explore an alternative.
The Black Death had devastating consequences for the people of Europe. Surprisingly, there were some beneficial results of the Black Death too.
Nicholas Flamel isn't just a Harry Potter character - he was a real-life scribe and scholar who might have actually created the Philosopher's Stone!
A history of the famous Templar Knights and their demise. Includes photo gallery, information on the Holy Grail, Baphomet, and John the Baptist's head.
Along with the many amazing communications barriers that were overcome, the invention of the moveable-type printing press made it possible for Bibles to be owned by the common people, thus helping make "the priesthood of all believers" a relevant identification for every Christian, whether or not...
Henry VIII, King of England, beheaded his wives, Anne Boleyn, and Katherine Howard. George Boleyn, Henry Howard, Thomas Howard, all beheaded, and another Thomas Howard died in the Tower of London...