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CULTURE

The Helmet You See Here Belonged To King Henry VIII of England - A Strange Helmet For A King

One of the most bizarre artefacts exhibited today in the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, England, the peculiar horned helmet of Henry VIII has attracted much scholarly attention.Nevertheless, the horned helmet is still surrounded by much uncertainty.

  1 months ago
The Helmet You See Here Belonged To King Henry VIII of England - A Strange Helmet For A King

CULTURE

Agnes Waterhouse: The First Woman Executed for Witchcraft in England

History remembers Agnes Waterhouse as one of the most influential witches of the Tudor period.Although the Inquisition in Europe started their trails and executions much earlier, Agnes was the first woman to be put to death for witchcraft in England - in 1566.

  1 months ago
Agnes Waterhouse: The First Woman Executed for Witchcraft in England

RELIGION

Why did King Henry VIII break away from the Catholic Church.

Why did King Henry VIII break away from the Catholic Church.King Henry VIII broke away from the Holy Roman Catholic Church in order to divorce his wife.In this article, we would take a look at why he did such.

  2 months ago
Why did King Henry VIII break away from the Catholic Church.

POLITICS

10 Greatest Tyrants That Ever Lived.

While some are considered heroes who have led to the liberation of nations from cruel rule and leadership styles, some are tyrants and dictators that have enforced their wishes on the people and led to the deaths of millions. Today we will take a look at ten of these tyrants and appreciate what freedom feels like.   1. QUEEN MARY I (aka Bloody Mary) Country: England  Reign: 1553-1558  The only child of the King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, Mary I became queen of England in 1553 and married Philip

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10 Greatest Tyrants That Ever Lived.

RELIGION

See How The Man That Translated The Bible Was killed For Heresy By The Catholic Church

See how the man that translated the Bible was killed for heresy by the catholic church. That you read and understand the Bible, is all thanks to this man with the name William Tyndale. Some individuals have worked hard to make sure that you enjoy what ever you are enjoying now. This man, sacrificed his life, to enable us read and understand the word of God, which is the Bible. Tyndale was killed for Heresy, by the catholic church, For going against the law, as of then. King Henry VIII was also a catholic even

  8 months ago
See How The Man That Translated The Bible Was killed For Heresy By The Catholic Church

SCIENCE

Moments that grieve the world

1 The execution of Anne Boleyn On the morning of 19 May 1536, Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn, became the first English queen to be publicly executed. Charged with adultery, incest and conspiring the king’s death, Anne was beheaded on a scaffold erected on Tower Green, within the walls of the Tower of London. Her death, says historian Suzannah Lipscomb, “is so familiar to us that it is hard to imagine how shocking it would have been 2 The building of the Berlin Wall For almost 30 years the Berlin

  8 months ago
Moments that grieve the world

CRIME

Remember The Man Who Converted The Bible From Greek To English? See What Later Happened To Him.

The origination of the bible is accorded to William Tyndale who did all he could to translate the bible from the language it was which is Greek, to what we no read which is English. It wasn't an easy task for him because he faced alot of persecutions and hindrances from the authorities. He is an English scholar who was born in 1494, and died on October 1536 at the age of 42. In 1506, Tyndale began his work of translating the bible even when King Henry VIII had put a law against it. He however refused to submit

  5 months ago
Remember The Man Who Converted The Bible From Greek To English? See What Later Happened To Him.

ENTERTAINMENT

5 Celebrities You Didn't Know Are Related to Queen Elizabeth of England

Meghan Markle The wife of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, was an actress before she got married to Prince Harry. She is, however, related to her husband. She has a royal lineage that links King Edward III of England. This linkage makes her her husband's 17th cousin, according to an article by Tracy Furniss published on the July 28, 2020. She is a relative to Jane Seymour, the third wife of King Henry VIII. Isabel Hildyard, the second cousin to Seymour, was Megan Markle's 12th great-grandmother. So, despite being

  9 months ago
5 Celebrities You Didn't Know Are Related to Queen Elizabeth of England

RELIGION

Check Out 3 Major Differences Between The Catholic And Anglican Churches

Catholic and Anglican church have similar religious activities because they both h emanated from the same root. They were both one founded by Jesus Christ about 2000 years ago, in judea. However, they both seperated into Catholic and Anglican when Henry VIII broke from the Church in England. Anglican is refered to as the church of England because it had its origin from there, while Catholic comes from the Greek which means Universal. It is believed to originate from Jesus Christ, with St. Peter as the first

  4 months ago
Check Out 3 Major Differences Between The Catholic And Anglican Churches

RELIGION

What you need to know about Catholic and Anglican churches.

Though they came from the same Christian roots founded by Jesus Christ in Judea 2000 years ago, Anglicans and Catholics have diverged to become two separate forms of Christianity. Anglican refers to the Church of England and its related branches throughout the world. Catholic comes from the Greek for 'universal'. It was the first form of Christianity and claims to have kept apostolic leadership unbroken since the time of St. Peter. ROOTAGE The Anglican Church came into being during the Reformation. It was the

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What you need to know about Catholic and Anglican churches.

RELIGION

Real Story on how the Anglican Church Sprang out of Catholic Church

The Catholic Church has been known as a long aged church and also the mother of all churches in the world as its the first church by our Lord Jesus Christ. Then there comes the Anglican church which is assumed the be same as Catholic church but with very slight differences. The Anglican church is presumed to be the first church that sprang out of the Catholic church and has its origin in England hence its called the Church of England. There has been stories from different authors on how the Anglican church came

  9 months ago
Real Story on how the Anglican Church Sprang out of Catholic Church

CULTURE

Story of the Lady who served as the Queen of England for just 9 days before meeting a Twisted Fate

Even if you slept through most of your high school history classes, you probably remember the story of King Henry VIII. For all of his political power, he famously struggled to have a son. In 1509, Henry married Catherine of Aragon; after two decades together, however, the king's eyes started to wander. His attentions landed on Anne Boleyn, who was younger and, at least in theory, capable of bearing a son. Henry wanted to divorce his first wife, but there was one problem. England, at the time, was a Catholic

  3 months ago
Story of the Lady who served as the Queen of England for just 9 days before meeting a Twisted Fate

POLITICS

Top 10 Fattest World Leaders

Here, we take a look at some of the most obese political figures in history (politely sorted by year of bit, not by weight). 10 Kublai Khan (1215–1294) Kublai Khan was the fifth Great Khan of the Mongol Empire. He was a great warrior he fought with his brother to become great Khan. 9 Henry VIII (1491–1547) Henry VIII was the second Tudor monarch. (Dad Henry VII was the first). He was just 17 years old when he became the King of England in 1509. He served until his deathon 1547.He fought with the Pope and

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Top 10 Fattest World Leaders

FOOD

Why Christians Kill And Eat Chicken On Christmas Day

Turkey is arguably the most popular choice unless you are a vegetarian although some people do opt for goose,lamb, goats.Here is where the turkey tradition comes from. According to statistics 87% of British will choose for 2019.but why do we actually eat it on Christmas day. Apparently it all comes down to one Yorkshireman. Nearly 500years ago in1526, William Strickland acquired six turkey from American Indian traders while on his travel. Before turkey came to British soil people do eat geese,cows and even peacock

  4 months ago
Why Christians Kill And Eat Chicken On Christmas Day

ENTERTAINMENT

The most tragic story ever

Anne Boylen was born in 1501, her father was sir Thomas boylen( the earl of Wiltshire and Ormonde ), and her mother was lady Elizabeth Howard. She lived in France for a while, then she went back to England in 1522. When she got back to England, she established a residence at King Henry VIII's court as a maid of honor to Catherine of Aragon , Henry VIII's queen consort at the time. During the mid-1520s, Boleyn was one of the most loved ladies of the court, attracting the attention of many men, one of the men

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The most tragic story ever

ENTERTAINMENT

Read Some Unknown Facts About England.

You mean those English people from England? There are tons of fun facts about them! #1. Queen Elizabeth is distantly related to the real life Dracula (Vlad the Impaler). Kinda explains why she and Prince Philip have lived for so long eh? #2. French was actually the official language of England for about 300 years, from 1066 till 1362. #3. British people eat twice as many baked beans in comparison to other Europeans. Does that mean they’re stinkier? #4. Henry VIII exploded in his coffin after death, and his

  5 months ago
Read Some Unknown Facts About England.

BUSINESS

How England And Russia Implemented Taxes On “Beard”.

To be honest, when we first heard the term “beard tax,” we hoped that it would be some new measure to control this odd “hipster beard” phenomenon. However, despite our hopes, the “beard tax” actually goes back to the 16th Century in England. In 1535, King Henry VIII, who sported a beard himself, introduced a tax on beards. Henry VIII of England. It was a graduated tax depending on the beard wearer’s social position; the higher was the wearer’s standing in society, the larger amount of money he

  7 months ago
How England And Russia Implemented Taxes On “Beard”.

ENTERTAINMENT

Everything You Need To Know About The 6 Wives Of King Henry VIII

1. Catherine of Aragon The devout Catherine of Aragon who was born in Spain in 1485 was King Henry VIII first wife and the mother of his first child whose name was Mary. Catherine had been previously wedded to the King's older brother prince Arthur but the marriage did not last long. Prince Arthur died within 5 months of the wedding due to tuberculosis. When prince Arthur died, young Prince Henry ascended the throne and Catherine was betrothed to him. Catherine suffered series of miscarriages and couldn't bear

  6 months ago
Everything You Need To Know About The 6 Wives Of King Henry VIII

CRIME

Meet Some Historic Rulers Who Executed Members Of Their Own Families In Cold Blood.

Historic royal families experienced plenty of problems. From inbreeding to international disputes, royals dealt with them all. Even domestic squabbles were more dramatic. In fact, if a monarch got peeved with one of their relatives - especially if that individual posed a legitimate threat to the throne - that king or queen might just execute them. When you think of rulers who executed members of their own families, King Henry VIII of England likely comes to mind. He bumped off two of his wives - Anne Boleyn

  6 months ago
Meet Some Historic Rulers Who Executed Members Of Their Own Families In Cold Blood.

RELIGION

10 Monarchs who Executed their Sons

Rulers killing their topics isn’t new, but neither is rulers killing their own children. The most powerful people of their territories had little control over their own children and, at times, their own tempers. These monarchs didn’t settle for a time-out or a slap on the wrist when they felt that their children were transgressing. Being the child of a monarch could confirm to be deadly as these royal kids found out the hard way. Here are 10 monarchs who felt that crowns were thicker than blood. Ivan IV

  7 months ago
10 Monarchs who Executed their Sons