I studied Romanov Russia at A-Level, and although I’ve read a few books about it since, it’s not an area of history I’ve thought too much about since getting that… Read more ‘Isle and Empires: Romanov Russia, Britain and the Isle of Wight’ Book Review →
You’ve probably heard of Charles II. He was, so I hear, quite popular with the ladies. But have you heard of his first mistress, Lucy Walter? Lucy Walter was Charles… Read more Lucy Walter: Charles II’s Scandalous Mistress in Exile →
Scandals in history are often centred around relationships, especially illicit sex or secret marriages. It could sometimes be a way to destroy a rival, or could be driven by love.… Read more Scandals in History: 4 Shocking Secret Marriages →
Confession time: I don’t know much about the English Civil War. To me, it’s always sounded a bit dull, a bit too full of men to be honest. That’s why,… Read more 8 fascinating women of the English Civil War: ‘Cromwell and his Women’ (book review) →
The Boleyn family are one of the most interesting fascinating of the Tudor era, and today we’re going to look at some of the best non-fiction books written about them.… Read more The Boleyn Family: 10 Eye-Opening Non-Fiction Book Recommendations →
Childbirth in the Tudor Era was a huge part of women’s lives, here are some of the key things you should know.
There, I said it. This is a bit different to my usual posts, but I’m SO frustrated and angry at the unveiling of this new statue to celebrate and honour… Read more I hate the Mary Wollstonecraft statue →
Elizabeth of York is mostly known for three things: the Princes in the Tower (her brothers); Henry VII (her husband) and Henry VIII (her son). But did you know she… Read more Elizabeth of York and her sisters: 5 fascinating things to know about the Princesses of York →