Plantagenet Kings of England: Part Two

Henry III (1216-1272)Henry came to the throne at aged nine in the year 1216, making him one of the youngest monarchs in British history. Despite this, he did not assume the role of king until he was twenty years old. Throughout his formative years the young king was mentored by a series of nobles and... Continue Reading →

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Fact or Fiction: Five of Scotland’s Darkest Historical Events

Watching the Game of Thrones season finale, I couldn't help but think about George R.R Martin's inspiration behind several events in the series, as well as the cultural identities of certain people's within it. The Northerners, one would imagine, represent the people's of the north of England. Hardy, steadfast folk who, despite dealing with southerners... Continue Reading →

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