Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tag: Britain

Munitionettes: The Great War – The Great Change

“The fact that I am using my life’s energy to destroy human souls gets on my nerves.” She was proud that she was “doing...

The Black Hole of Calcutta

In 1690, the British forces established a port and trading post in Calcutta, India. To defend this important commercial empire, mainly from the French,...

From Sin to Grace, the Story of John Newton

For Christmas this past year I was gifted History Channel’s The Greatest Stories Never Told: 100 Tales from History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy,...

History from the Web

Part of why I write at Hankering for History is that I love sharing. I don't just like sharing what I've learned, but also...

History and Science Have Teamed Up

British scientists are now confirming with high levels of certainty that King Richard III's body has been identified as the body found during the archaeological...

Top 5 Historic Attractions in London

When you happen to be in Central London and you decide to catch up on a little history and art, perhaps it would surprise...