Since the dawn of time women have both been having sex, and trying not to get pregnant. The history of contraception is long, and detailed, and usually kind of gross,… Read more A History of Contraception: 8 astounding Methods of Birth Control 1400-1800 →
Why did Anne Boleyn die when her marriage to Henry collapsed, instead of being divorced and exiled?
On 9th July 1540, after just six months, Anne of Cleves’ marriage was over. She’d arrived in England from Germany at the start of January, and married the ageing Henry… Read more Anne of Cleves: What Happened to the Other Queen Who Survived? →
The story of Henry VIII and his six wives already reads like a melodrama: a mix of sex, love, death and betrayal. Throw the presence of Jane Boleyn in there… Read more Jane Boleyn: The Curse of Henry VIII’s Queens? →