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At the moment that the US President was shot by John Wilkes Booth, Ford’s Theatre was ringing with hysterical laughter. This article was first published in the January 2016 issue of History Revealed
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
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...
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
The Coronation Of William The Conqueror, by John Cross, 1861. (Photo by Liszt Co
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
The debate over the first seasonal stamp continues to rage. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
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
It is the enigma of the executioner – we may never know the identity of the man who chopped off Charles I’s head. This article was first published in the December 2015 issue of History Revealed
The Epitaph of Seikilos (Photo by Nationalmuseets fotograf)
For as long as they’ve been speaking, human beings have been singing and making music... This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of History Revealed
Who invented lemonade? (Photo by Vintage Images/Getty Images)
There is a lot of debate as to when lemons were first used in food and drink. This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of History Revealed
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