Nobody expected it, but the brutal period of religious persecution, torture and burnings at the stake raged for over 350 years. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
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Fans had been a staple of the fashionable lady’s wardrobe since the Elizabethan period. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
In the Victorian era, London was quickly growing into the world’s mightiest metropolis, with trade and commerce rising at an exponential rate. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
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It’s nearly impossible to translate amounts spent on Elizabethan clothing into modern money, as it represented so much more of someone’s overall income than today. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
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With 282 laws, the Code of Hammurabi affected all areas of life in ancient Mesopotamia, including proper medical care and practices. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
Cleopatra and the history of Ancient Egypt’s pharaohs, top 10 survival stories, Charles Darwin and the voyage of the Beagle, the reign of Charlemagne, Edward Curtis’s photographs of Native Americans, the Battle of Kursk, how John Harrison solved the Longitude Problem, history’s greatest sports star Jim Thorpe and much more!
The Coronation Of William The Conqueror, by John Cross, 1861. (Photo by Liszt Co
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Believing he had been appointed by God, William celebrated the Nativity through feasting and prayer. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
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The debate over the first seasonal stamp continues to rage. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
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Like so many phrases and traditions, ‘in the limelight’ – describing someone who is the centre of attention – was born in the theatre. This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of History Revealed
In the wake of World War II, tensions between two superpowers brought the globe to the brink of nuclear disaster. This article was first published in the December 2015 issue of History Revealed
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