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?
The Black Death caused millions of deaths in Medieval Europe. Find out about the symptoms of the Black Death.
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?
Includes the human toilet, the nodding cyclist and a mousetrap on the head! No, you just couldn't make it up! Strange histories from London England.
The Roman Empire is usually said to have ended in 476 AD, with the capture of Rome. But in reality, the Empire managed to survive virtually intact in the East for nearly a further 1000 years.
The last part of an exploration of the narrability of the First Baron's War, featuring treacherous villains, brave heroes and remarkable damsels.
Specific ideas and plans for teaching children about Charlemagne, his place in history and on the globe.
However well-armed the warrior, Angle or Saxon, or Norse, his conduct in battle singles him out for the poets and skalds. The man who flees draws only scorn and shame, to be taken on death by Hel.
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...
This article is the extraordinary story of how, in an age where rank and virtue were crucial attributes for a wife, a commoner and mistress became the first lady in England, and the mother of a Royal Dynasty.