August 16, 2017
Richard III being thrown from his horse during battle

Richard the Third (and the War of the Roses)

Richard III – King of England: 1452-1485 “The king’s name is a tower of strength.” – Shakespeare (Richard III, Act 5 Scene 3) Richard the Third was […]
July 11, 2016
The Spanish Inquisition

THE SPANISH INQUISITION

The Spanish Inquisition 1478-1834 The Spanish Inquisition was a Judicial Institution initiated by the Kingdom of Spain in effort to combat ‘heresy’. In reality, it consolidated […]
May 21, 2014
Jenkins Ear - comic

The War of … Jenkins’ Ear?!

The War of Jenkins’ Ear 1739-1748 The War for Jenkins’ Ear was a conflict as absurd as it sounds. To sum it up – this entire […]
September 10, 2013
World War I

World War – Episode One: THE “GREAT” WAR

The First World War 1914-1918 “WAR!! What is it good for? Absolutely Nothin!” – Edwin Starr (Well, technically War is in the interests of those who […]
July 26, 2012
The 30 Years War

THE 30 YEARS WAR: A Recipe for Disaster!

November the 5th, 1605 – The Gunpowder Treason 1618-1648: The Thirty Years War 30 Years… THIRTY friggin’ YEARS of pointless European-wide WAR! Here is a war […]