Did You Know…? The Mighty Roman Emperor Nero

Ciao! 🙂 I am sure that every one of you is more than familiar with the Roman Empire and its imperialist expansion for over two centuries. Well, this "Did You Know...?" article is about the fifth Roman Emperor, the great Nero. I have completed a short course on the History of the Roman Empire and …

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Did You Know…? Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots married Francis, Dauphin of France, with whom she had been engaged to since her infancy. She was fifteen and he was fourteen. However, he died two years later. Mary had married twice since then.  Queen Mary loved her first husband, Prince Francis, so dearly that she had written a poem about …

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Did you Know…? Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria (1819-1901) was dubbed the "Grandmother of Europe". She married Prince Albert of Germany. Their nine children married the children from various nobles and royal families, including Russia. So far, Queen Victoria was the longest-reigning monarch, having ruled 64 years. She was so committed to her husband that, when Albert died, she became very depressed …

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