During the period often referred to as the Medieval Times a woman of character had very specific guidelines on behaviour, but there were times where they could let down their hair and have some fun.
The Medieval Ages lasted over a span of 700 years. It was a rather dark time, even though the Catholic Church was the dominant power during this time. And during this dark time, torture was a prevalent means of justice and investigation.
On August 8, 1553, Edward VI was finally buried at Westminster Abbey. It took 33 days from his death on July 6 and, arguably, he only had himself to blame for causing the uncertainty of the next Queen
Richard III was descended from Edmund of Langley, in name only...
Pirates were known for the great horror they caused through the weapons they used. They used many items to instill terror from cannons to revolvers.
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!
The Anglo-Saxon empire effectively ended at the end of 1066 when Duke William was crowned on Christmas Day. So why did this happen?
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?
The development of Tragedies from Ancient Greece until today. Aristotle's belief on how there should be certain ways to preform a tragedy.
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.