Victorian Weapons

During the 19th century, swords became less used on the battle field, having being replaced by firearms. However, some swords were still used during this period such as the Gothic Hilted British Infantry Swords and the Short Swords, to name a few. The Gothic Hilted British Infantry Swords had five patterns of the hilt throughout…

Indian Clothing

Indian clothing before the influence of traders and invaders was very minimal. Indian clothing, around 5300 years ago was mostly wore for religious purpose such as with priest who wore cloaks with circular patterns. These cloaks would often be dyed red due to the influence of the indo Aryans and the popularity of their beliefs…

17th Century: Medicine and Inventions

An exciting century the 17th century must have been for Britain. Not only was Scotland and England finally were fused one under the rule of James I in England, who took the throne after Elizabeth I died as she left no heir to England but tea was brought to England. Tea! A staple symbol of…

17th Century Italy

Italy! Being brought up in England has lead me to be rather ignorant of other people’s cultures and lands. During the 15th and 16th century Italy was fighting in a trilogy of wars called the Italian wars, you can just the creativity leaping off the page. The second Italian war (that’s what it’s called) was from…