History Stories
CATEGORY: Tudor Dynasty
The Untold Story of How an Escaped Slave Helped Sir Francis Drake Circumnavigate the Globe
November 2, 2017

After coordinating Drake's hugely profitable raid on Spanish loot in Panama, Diego became the explorer's interpreter and right-hand man. Read More

The Mysterious Epidemic That Terrified Henry VIII
August 24, 2017

Scientists still can't figure out the cause of the Tudor-era "sweating sickness." Read More

8 Things You Might Not Know about Mary I
February 16, 2016

Get the facts on the turbulent life of this Tudor monarch—England's first queen regnant. Read More