History Stories
6 Spurned Royal Women Who Triumphed Over Their Husbands
August 30, 2017

Marriage to a royal consort has not always been the fairytale we believe it to be. Read More

10 Fashion Trends You Didn’t Know Were Started by World Leaders
June 21, 2017

Check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Read More

10 (Allegedly) Mad Monarchs
November 4, 2014

Tabloid fodder for the ages, mad monarchs have been the focal point of fascination, and controversy for as long as there have been human rulers. Read More

6 Infamous Impostors
August 19, 2014

From a murderer who claimed he was a Rockefeller to a woman who passed as a male soldier during the U.S. Civil War, get the story behind six of history's most fascinating phonies. Read More

7 Surprising Facts about Royal Births
July 12, 2013

In honor of the impending arrival of Britain’s newest heir to the throne, get the facts on royal babies. Read More

7 People Who Pretended to be Royals
May 21, 2013

History is filled with examples of ambitious swindlers who took on the identities of kings, queens and other royals. Find out more about seven royal impostors who managed to con their way into the history books. Read More

6 Child Monarchs Who Changed History
September 18, 2012

Find out about six young rulers whose actions and decisions had very grown-up consequences. Read More

4 Mistresses Who Changed History
August 21, 2012

Meet four powerful women who bedded but never wedded their paramours, leaving their mark on history by serving as confidantes and advisers. Read More