May 22, 2018
"Vikings" - Season 2 promo

7 of the Most Insane VIKING Sagas Ever!

The Viking Age: 793-1066 “Like a thunderbolt from heaven.” – Patriarch Photios (describing a Swedish Viking attack on Constantinople) The Vikings were many things, savage but […]
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 […]
February 14, 2016
Henry VIII - and his six wives

The SIX Wives of Henry the 8th

Henry VIII of England 1491-1547 HENRY THE EIGHTH Henry VIII was the second King of England of the Tudor dynasty. His father, Henry #7, had become King […]
January 6, 2015
Pirates - Part 2

THE GOLDEN AGE OF PIRACY (Part Two)

The Golden Age of Piracy: 1650-1740 Ahoy! Last time on Epik Fails of History, in The Golden Age of Piracy (Part One), I dispelled some persistent piratical myths, […]
August 21, 2014
Paul Giamatti as King John in 'Iron Clad'

KING JOHN vs THE MAGNA CARTA

King John I of England 1167-1216 ‘The Magna Carta’ – drafted and signed: June 15th, 1215 Throughout history there have been many terrible rulers (several of […]