Monthly Archives: August 2018

Tudor Summit, September 2-3

The Tudor Summit A two day online event bringing together Tudor history enthusiasts from all over the world to connect with each other and listen to interviews and lectures from some of the leading Tudor History historians, bloggers, and podcasters. … Continue reading

Posted in Early Modern Conferences, The Tudors

St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

The Massacre of Protestant Huguenots occurred on August 24, 1572.  One “history sheet” from a Cologne printer gives this portrayal of the event 

Posted in Religion, St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

Sir Walter Raleigh’s 400th Anniversary

“2018 marks 400 years since the death by execution of one of the most remarkable men of Shakespeare’s period, Sir Walter Raleigh. Raleigh is popularly known for bringing back the first potatoes from Virginia, for popularising tobacco, and for placing his … Continue reading

Posted in Walter Raleigh