A brief walk-through of Britain's famous Tudor dynasty with only the significant facts.
Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara, and Francesco Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, were brothers in law. Between the two, a long love story made of a few meetings and a secret correspondence….
An army tank? A parachute? A machine gun? A bicycle? All these and more were developed by the creative genius, Leonardo da Vinci, in the late 15th century! This is part 3 of a 3 part hands-on unit study on Leonardo da...
The Black Death is one of the most influential events in History. It decimated over a third of Europe in the 14th century during a time of war, famine and social unrest; leaving an irrevocable impact.
The de' Medici family of Florence, Italy continued for more than 300 years and one of its most famous and powerful women was Catherine de' Medici who eventually became the Queen Consort of France, Regent Queen of France...
Once again Edward, thought he had won. But the Welsh would rise again, and wage war once more...
Before there was Bram Stoker's Dracula, there was history's Vlad Dracul. And Vlad, unlike Dracula, was the real deal. In one of two articles, Vlad the Impaler's evil is exposed.
The study of medieval history can be a greatly beneficial pursuit. It bears on many modern issues: religion, politics and international relations among them. Why study medieval history? Here are a few good reasons.
Traditionally, many genetic traits that are inherited can be easily recognized. The Tudor line is noted for the red hair. The Plantagenets are noted for an eye condition known as "drooping eyelid."
The identity of Spain was forged in fighting; the Reconquista-the 'reconquest' of those territories taken by the Islamic Moors- was, for centuries, the guiding project of the nation.