The very things that made Catherine Howard's time as Henry VIII's queen so pleasant became a cudgel with which to beat her.
Nine hundred and fifty years ago, Normans sailed across the English Channel, landing on England on September 27, 1066. The Norman Conquest had begun.
The 15th and 16th epidemics of English sweating sIckness still fascinate historians and epidemiologists.
In the U.K., Christmas decorations are often associated with the lower-class, and such visibility has been scorned and criticized.
The Cardiff Giant was the greatest hoax in an era of hoaxes.
The story of Licoricia of Winchester illustrates just how much wealth and influence a Jewish woman could accumulate.