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 →
The paparazzi would have loved Charles Brandon. He had everything you’d want for some good, gossipy stories – he was handsome and charming, rose to the top of the Tudor… Read more Nobles Go Dating: The Five Wives of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk →
Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that there was more than one woman in Elizabethan England. The Queen dominates the show, with a few notable exceptions – Mary, Queen of Scots*,… Read more The Fascinating Elizabethan Women You’ve Never Heard Of →
Famously, Queen Victoria didn’t believe that lesbians existed. She’s not the only one to think that, despite evidence of queer female love and sex cropping up all through history. Same-sex… Read more Queer Female History: attitudes towards sex →
Why did Anne Boleyn die when her marriage to Henry collapsed, instead of being divorced and exiled?
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? →
Welcome to Nobles Go Dating, the series that provides you with all the tea about famous (or infamous) serial daters. First up is none other than the notorious Lucrezia Borgia… Read more Nobles Go Dating: Lucrezia Borgia →