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?
An exploration of tne First Baron's War. This episode focuses on the Anglo-Norman side, consisting of some baddies and some classic heroes, amongst whom we find the enigmatic Willikin of the Weald.
The fate of the Princes in the Tower fascinates us. But who gain most from their disappearance? Their uncle Richard III, vilified by the Tudors and William Shakespeare? Or was it Henry Tudor?
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...
The civil war in England is sometimes referred to as the Anarchy or the Nineteen Year Winter. It was a period of civil war in England from 1135-1154, caused by conflicting dynastic claims to the throne. When King Henry I died in 1135, he went to...
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!
As an artist, I have some concern with magnificence and whether or not there still is any in the world. According to Aristotle, magnificence is a virtue pertaining to wealthy building great monuments.
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.
The development of Tragedies from Ancient Greece until today. Aristotle's belief on how there should be certain ways to preform a tragedy.
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.