Tag: British History

Horatio Gates served as an American General during the American Revolutionary War. It was during one of the battles that he earned the title...
In 1566, England executed its first woman for witchcraft, Agnes Waterhouse. She was guilty of turning her cat into a toad, which then turned...
“Death from Laughter” is recorded as a genuine cause of death throughout the history in England. A man known to have died due to...
Castles were built as a defence against the enemies and even served as royal residences. The first proper castles in England were built by...
“Gloriana” a.k.a Queen Elizabeth I after the defeat of Spanish Armada said in one of her speeches “I know I have the body of...
The Tudors belonged to the Welsh-English royal house 'House of Tudors'. Their house ruled over England and Wales for almost 118 years. The royal...
During the Great Irish Potato Famine, Ottoman Sultan Abdul Mejid I, could not donate more than £1000 as he did not want to embarrass...
A surname indicates a persons tribe or community. A surname is also known as the last name or the family name. In Europe, up...
Bishop of Winchester Henry of Blois was the largest brothel owner in the UK back in 1161. He called his prostitutes “Winchester Geese”. King...

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