Medieval History

Catherine of Aragon Facts

Tragic Facts About Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII’s First Wife

Catherine of Aragon is now infamous as King Henry VIII’s rejected queen—but very few people know her even darker history.
July 23, 2024 Christine Tran
Olga of Kiev Facts

Brutal Facts About Olga Of Kiev, The Vengeful Viking Princess

Olga Of Kiev Facts. After her husband was killed by his enemies, Olga of Kiev proved that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
July 19, 2024 Scott Mazza

Unhinged Facts About Joanna Of Castile, Spain's Mad Queen

Joanna of Castile Facts. Joanna of Castile didn’t become known as “Juana La Loca” for her sound rule. Yet how “mad” was this Spanish queen, really?
July 18, 2024 Christine Tran
Jeanne de Clisson Facts

Vengeful Facts About Jeanne De Clisson, "The Lioness Of Brittany"

Jeanne de Clisson Facts. The pirate De Clisson led the Black Fleet, whose black ships with blood-red sails terrorized the English Channel.
July 17, 2024 Kyle Climans
Upper Class Facts

Scandalous Facts About History's Upper Class

Upper Class Facts. Elite, upper-class families often had dubious morals, plenty of power, and way too much time on their hands.
July 15, 2024 Christine Tran
Eleanor of Aquitaine Facts

Unveiled Facts About Eleanor Of Aquitaine, The Captive Queen

Eleanor of Aquitaine Facts. As if being Queen of two nations wasn’t enough, Eleanor of Aquitaine also led crusades and put three of her sons on the throne.
July 11, 2024 Rachel Seigel

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