A look at feudalism, personal unions, and dual monarchy.
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?
Although much of the life of a typical person living during the Renaissance revolved around work, they still enjoyed other activities as well. Their lives differ from the average American today, in that it is possible for Americans to enjoy leisure almost as often as they would like. There are far...
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?
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.
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!
The victory of Henry V's small, exhausted and starving army against a vast French host was the greatest triumph of the English longbow in the Hundred Years War between England and France.
This is the terrifyingly true story of the infamous vampire by day!
The term Dark Ages has long been used to describe the Middle Ages by the public, but the Medieval Period is important to the history of Europe for what it gave to Europe not for what was lost.
Along with Florence and Rome, Venice also became an important center of the Renaissance taking place in Italy.