How circumstance, luck, and fate wound up giving England one of the country's greatest monarchs in the form of an unusually resilient young redheaded woman.
The short, weird life of England's first solo female monarch.
Lady Katherine Grey, sister of Lady Jane Grey, fell in love and got secretly married, then wound up in jail for the rest of her life. She also had a pet monkey (??).
Lady Mary Grey was the youngest sister of Lady Jane Grey. She was also a dwarf, had one of the greatest love stories ever told, and continued to thrive even after being sent to jail.
Agrippina the Younger was a noblewoman who broke new ground for women in Ancient Rome. She also murdered a lot of people.
Digging deeper into the saga of the super-smart, wildly resilient Pharaoh who upended the Roman Republic through sheer force of amazingness.
Elizabeth Báthory was a 16th century Hungarian noblewoman notorious for being the most prolific female killer. But her true story may not be what you think.
Mary Toft was an Englishwoman who gained notoriety when she claimed to have given birth to rabbits. Her real story is more complicated, and tragic, than you may expect.
Boudica, Queen of the Iceni, was an aristocrat turned freedom fighter who led an army of the oppressed to set fire to their oppressors.
Mary Tudor was very briefly Queen of France and then she tricked her brother Henry VIII to let her marry for love, and her life was pretty much non-stop amazing.
Amy Robsart was married to Queen Elizabeth's #1 crush... which is why her mysterious death kind of rocked everybody's world.