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.
Who was King Henry V and why does Timothée Chalamet have that haircut in The King? What is his connection to the Tudor dynasty? All your questions answered!
Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians was a literal warrior Queen and one of England's forgotten founders. Also: ATTACK BEES.
Margaret Pole's fortunes were a roller coaster of being in and out of royal favour, and unfortunately the final die roll ended with her executed for treason she didn't actually do.
Juana of Castile unexpectedly became a Queen, was gaslit and mistreated by men who wanted her throne, and wound up trapped in a castle for 46 years.