The glory attending my death will far surpass all I could enjoy or conceive in life – King Charles I
On 14 November, 1569, Thomas Percy, seventh Earl of Northumberland, and Charles Neville, sixth earl of Westmoreland, called on all Catholics to take up arms in defence of their true faith as they occupied the Northern city of Durham.
The marriage of Philip of Habsburg and Mary Tudor and anti-Spanish sentiment in England : political economies and culture, 1553-1557
This thesis examines the early part of Mary I’s reign, focusing on her marriage to Philip of Habsburg and the marginalisation of their co-monarchy in Tudor historiography.
Across the seventeenth century medical self-help manuals noted that aromatic substances were a suitable remedy for female barrenness.
There were outbreaks of the sweating sickness in England in 1485, 1502, 1507, 1528 and 1551.
The reprinting of the Malleus at this time has often led to the belief that the medieval text played a large role in this rise in witch hunts. However, a comparison of the Malleus to later works shows a shift in the definitions of witchcraft during the early modern era.
It’s time to revisit all the incredible and memorable adventures of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Nell always remained faithful to the King. He was her greatest friend.
Amidst all the commotion created by King Charles II’s sex life and flamboyant mistresses, there actually was a Queen.