Contrary to her public image, Queen Victoria was a passionate and romantic woman. Learn about the men in her life and how recently-discovered diaries reveal her relationship with a young Indian Muslim
Prince Albert was the oldest son of Queen Victoria. He had a taste for women and had a number of liasons during his long life
A fascinating and poignant tale of the worlds ugliest woman.
The Battle of Waterloo was an epoch ending battle. It was the first and only battle that pitted the two finest military commanders of the age against each other- Napoleon Bonaparte and the Duke of Wellington. The...
An article looking into the living conditions of the urban poor in the 1800s. The 1800s was a time of enormous change. The industrial revolution changed Britain's urban landscape forever.
When we are dying, we sometimes review our lives. With Queen Victoria, it was a life full of incident. Read this truly personal account of the life of an amazing queen.
In the Victorian schools teachers took on Monitors to train as teachers. These children were as young as thirteen. They became Pupil Teachers and some went on to college. This is the story of Mary Ann Collingwood who...
It's an invitation...to explore the horrid history behind Showtime's new series, Penny Dreadful: the Victorian horror stories that inspired children's and horror literature for generations.
When the French Foreign Legion was created it was filled with criminals, malcontents and trouble-makers, but, during the Battle of Camaron in Mexico in 1863, they became a legend.
Charles Dickens, Thomas Carlyle, and John Stuart Mills were products of their environments. They used their works, both fiction and non-fiction, to share their personal experiences and philosophies. By reading their...