Notorius London Cover
British History

“Notorious London” Hits Historical City Spotlights

July 10, 2022

London’s history and grandeur rival any city on Earth. From the Tower of London to the haunts of Jack the Ripper, London is a storied metropolis for the ages. A Wondrium series enlightens viewers on England’s capital. […]

Monster Soup commonly called Thames Water
British History

“Notorious London” Revisits Great Stink of 1858

July 10, 2022

The River Thames is a beautiful landmark of England—but it wasn’t always. In fact, its notorious stench led to urban reforms and waste management solutions. This week on Wondrium Shorts, endure the Great Stink of 1858. […]

Portrait of James I
British History

How James II Was Overthrown in England

March 26, 2022

James II, a Catholic king, had become the absolute power in England and people were tired of his rule. Help and support came in the form of Prince William of Orange, in Holland, who was married to James’s eldest daughter, Mary. […]

Portrait of Charles I standing in front of a tree and behind a table, alongside his commanders and soldiers, with a white horse on the left and two women, one of whom is holding a jug while exiting a house, on the right
British History

The Civil War Prior to the English Revolution

March 25, 2022

When Charles I started losing significantly against the parliamentarian forces, led by Olivier Cromwell, he decided to reach out for help to Ireland and other powers. This move wasn’t appreciated in England. […]

Portrait of Charles I in three positions
British History

Charles I’s Relationship with the Parliament

March 25, 2022

After Queen Elizabeth I died without an heir, fate would have it that James VI, the King of Scotland, became the new monarch and was called James I of England. And he had some strong convictions about his rights. […]

An image of a Byzantine gold coin, solidus of Theodosius I the Great
Ancient History

The Barbarian Conspiracy and the Roman Empire

February 14, 2022

The fragmentation of the Roman Empire had a direct impact on the integrity of Britain’s defenses against its barbarian enemies. The barbarian conspiracy eventually led to the fall of Roman Britain. […]

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