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3 Important Witch Trials In History (that you've never heard of)

Lets kick things off with the witch trial that really fucked things up for outsider women living in England for the next couple of centuries- it’s the Berwick witches! 1,094 more words


The Scrumptious Stuart Queens: Queen Anne

(This post originally appeared at The Freelance History Writer, written by me. With her permission, I am reposting here. Original post is here: https://thefreelancehistorywriter.com/2014/07/18/queen-anne-of-great-britain-a-guest-post-by-samantha-arbisi-hanson/  ) 872 more words

The Stuarts

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Bonnie Prince Charles and the Jacobites

~10 things you (probably) didn’t know about Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

The 1745 Jacobite Rebellion was a turning point in British history. Believing the British throne to be his birthright, Charles Edward Stuart, aka ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’, planned to invade Great Britain along with his Jacobite followers and remove the Hanoverian ‘usurper’ George II. 3,520 more words