Thinking of visiting Hampton Court? Check out this list of things to see while you’re there!
Halloween is just around the corner so here are some ghoulish books to get your into the spooky spirit!
British author Philippa Gregory delighted a packed auditorium last night in Toronto, as she spoke about the way she writes historical fiction, her views on Henry VIII, and the travails of going on tour.
Exploring some of the fashion of Renaissance England at the V&A Museum in London.
There were outbreaks of the sweating sickness in England in 1485, 1502, 1507, 1528 and 1551.
The British government will begin circulating a new £1 coin in 2017, and are placing in safeguards to prevent it from being forged. Back in the 16th century, the government of Elizabeth I also had to deal with the problems of counterfeit coins.
My visit to Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge in Epping Forest.
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.