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…

15th Century

The 15th century brought about the end of the hundred years’ war, which lasted 116 years. This was most likely cement in 1415 in the Battle of Agincourt where approximately 6000 Frenchmen died whereas on 1600 English did. However, despite this the 15th century was a period of political unrest for England which eventually would…

14th Century: French History

So the 14th century, (if you’re interest I have an article about the 13th century that you could check out) Anyway France! Pretty nice place if you avoided the people and going outside, sorry as an Englishmen I am forced to at least a sentence but how France is worse than England. And that’s quite an accomplishment,…

Native American Tactics in War

The history between Native Americans and Settlers is a long and incredibly controversial one. However, as they say: rather learn from history than repeat it. The Native Americans for the most part could hold their own against the Settlers due to their enemy underestimating them and the tactics they used. Before the arrival of the…

The chemistry of love

Ah love. Kind of fricked up when you think about it. You have a few nice meals with a person, let them sleepover and then BAM you are trapped to breed with this person with inferior genes because it will physically hurt to leave them. So what exactly is love? Plain and simple love can…

13th Century: Execution and Doctors

The 13th century saw the rise and fall of two kings; King John and King Henry III, the former of which had been forced to sign the Magna Carta a document which all future politics and civil rights were based on. The Scots and Welsh fought against England all three of them trying to concur…