"It was long ago, and it was far away, and it was so much better than it is today." ~ Meat Loaf
In his pursuit of the queen, Thomas Cromwell was guided by a prophecy foretelling treason.
The Panama Canal project has always attracted insane optimism, corruption and disaster. The US took control of it on 4 May, 1904.
Writing a history of transgender people poses unique problems and there is limited time in which to do it.
The English theologian was condemned by the Church Council of Constance on 4 May, 1415. Fortunately for Wycliffe, he was already dead.
Tudors or Stuarts? Rome or Athens? Braudel or Gibbon? We put medieval historian Helen Castor on the spot.
Though destined to become the standard work on Frederick I for decades to come, a new study of the German prince fails to illuminate his motivations.