Was Queen Elizabeth I of England really a Virgin Queen?
Elizabeth I died unmarried in 1603...and was hailed as England's famous Virgin Queen. Her death...simply helped to fuel rumours about her personal life.
Mary Toft: The English Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits
These rabbits were often delivered with their sharp nails intact. It was a miracle Mary Toft didn’t die of a bacterial infection.
The British Royal Family: 10 Astonishing Facts You Didn’t Know
We all know of the British Royal Family and how proper their vocabulary is. But...there are some completely normal words they are not allowed to say...
13 Interesting Facts about Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler committed suicide 10 days after his 56th birthday on April 30, 1945...
Why King Edward VIII of England gave up his throne for a Woman in...
With his abdication, Edward VIII became the first—and so far, the only—British monarch to abdicate the throne voluntarily.
How Pope John XII turned the Vatican to a Whorehouse
John XII preferred battles to Bible study, hunting to holiness, and was a notorious adulterer and liar. The prestige of the papacy was at its lowest ebb.
Why Thomas Blood Was Pardoned, Rewarded for stealing the King’s Crown in 1671
Thomas Blood was not only pardoned, but he was also given land in Ireland worth £500 a year. The reasons for the king’s pardon and reward remain unknown.