Christine Tran articles

Bess of Hardwick Facts

42 Cunning Facts About Bess of Hardwick, The Royal Confidante

Elizabeth I may have had many ladies-in-waiting in her royal court, but she only trusted Bess of Hardwick to do her dirty work.
June 11, 2024 Christine Tran
Winter Palace Facts

Unveiled Facts About The Secrets Of Russia's Winter Palace

The Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg is a house of many faces. From Imperial tryanny to revolution, read on and unearth the secrets of the Winter Palace.
May 23, 2023 Christine Tran
Bess of Hardwick Facts

Cunning Facts About Bess of Hardwick, The Tudor Secret-Keeper

Elizabeth I may have had many ladies-in-waiting in her royal court, but she only trusted Bess of Hardwick to do her dirty work.
March 30, 2023 Christine Tran
Countess of Castiglione Facts

Glamorous Facts About The Countess Of Castiglione, The First Model

Virginia Oldoini, better known as the Countess of Castiglione, might be the original Queen of the Selfie. But few know her dark history.
January 3, 2023 Christine Tran
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Scandalous Facts About Catherine De Medici, The Deadly Queen Mother Of France

Catherine de Medici played the game of thrones better than anyone in history—yet few people know this ruthless queen's dark history.
January 2, 2023 Christine Tran
Princess Margaret Facts

Scandalous Facts About Princess Margaret, The Royal Rebel

In 1952, Princess Margaret’s father died, her sister took the throne, and Margaret fell in love. Sadly, that union was doomed to a tragic end.
December 22, 2022 Christine Tran
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Tragic Facts About Catherine Howard, Henry VIII's Doomed Fifth Wife

History has painted Queen Catherine Howard as a “fallen woman” whose seductions led her to the block. Sadly, her real story is even darker.
December 19, 2022 Christine Tran


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