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Inside Henry V’s Muddy, Bloody Victory At The Battle Of Agincourt

Inside Henry V’s Muddy, Bloody Victory At The Battle Of Agincourt

England's army of archers and men-at-arms killed somewhere between 4,000 and 10,000 French soldiers at the Battle of Agincourt, after rain and heavy armor forced the French to literally sink into the battlefield.
How Catherine Of Valois Went From Neglected Princess To Queen Consort To Political Pariah

How Catherine Of Valois Went From Neglected Princess To Queen Consort To Political Pariah

After a miserable childhood, Catherine of Valois married King Henry V of England and secured her place in history — but she lived in controversy after his untimely death.
Shakespeare Made Henry V A Legend — But Much Of His Life Story Is A Myth

Shakespeare Made Henry V A Legend — But Much Of His Life Story Is A Myth

Contrary to what Shakespeare and Netflix's The King would have you believe, King Henry V of England wasn't a wayward youth reluctant to lead, and he didn't go to war with France over a bunch of tennis balls.
Deadly Sniper Roza Shanina Was One Of The Soviets’ Greatest Assets In World War II

Deadly Sniper Roza Shanina Was One Of The Soviets’ Greatest Assets In World War II

Roza Shanina racked up 59 Nazi kills in just 10 months on the Eastern Front — and her diary captured it all.
Angela Hitler Was The Führer’s Half-Sister — And The Mother Of His Teenage, Incestuous Love Interest

Angela Hitler Was The Führer’s Half-Sister — And The Mother Of His Teenage, Incestuous Love Interest

Angela Hitler was allegedly the Führer's favorite sister and she remained loyal to him even after he developed a questionable relationship with Angela's daughter, Geli.
Meet The Mother Of All Feminists, Philosopher Mary Astell

Meet The Mother Of All Feminists, Philosopher Mary Astell

Through her sharp treatises and philosophical writings, the self-educated Mary Astell would galvanize the Suffrage movement.