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.
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...
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.
An explanation of the Theory of Evolution, definitions, history, and evidence to support it.
A glimpse of family life in Victorian Britain and America, and the humour that so often shone through harsh times; as depicted by newspaper articles (and other material) published in the 19th century.
Medical schools used to rely on cadavers for dissection supplied by The Resurrection Men. As demand rose, tragically body snatching was soon to lead to murder
Who were the laundresses of the American Civil War? Their job was to wash and clean the uniform of the soldiers during the battles. They traveled and went everywhere the soldiers fought during the war to do their job.