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 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.
There is much debate over why people were accused and killed for witchcraft during the Middle Ages through the Early Modern Period. Here is a compilation of theories that might explain it.
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.
A brief look at the culture of Europe’s Renaissance
On November 8, 1543, Lettice Knollys was born. She would have three husbands but the second of those incurred the wrath of Elizabeth I that continued until Elizabeth's death in 1603.
The last part of an exploration of the narrability of the First Baron's War, featuring treacherous villains, brave heroes and remarkable damsels.
Stoolball is a medieval ancestor of baseball. It is a bat and ball game that is a lot of fun to play.
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?
This is part 4 of a 4 (or 5) part hands-on unit on the Medieval Period. Create a Coat of Arms and swords, hold a jousting tournament, act out a knighting ceremony, and more! These lessons are geared toward 4th-5th grade level children and their siblings. They were created by another mom for our...