Category Archives: Historical Figures

There’s Some Robbin’ Going on in This Here Hood….

If you’ve ever wanted to put “a pox on the phony King of England,” you’re in luck! This bullseye-hitting, wealth redistributor is the man for the job: And he goes by the name of Robin Hood. Robin is a well-known … Continue reading

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Now For a Non-Practically-Polygamous Renaissance Man… Thomas Cromwell!

As we ended our series on Henry VIII’s wives, we thought it best to jump back with a jolt of testosterone by discussing the life of one of the most influential men in Henry’s court: Thomas Cromwell. Thomas Cromwell, also … Continue reading

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Catherine Parr

At last, the saga comes to an end, and we finally get our answer to the question, “Will Henry VIII ever stop marrying new women?” The answer, of course, is “Only when he’s dead.” For the concluding chapter, let’s chat … Continue reading

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The Rose Without a Thorn: 5 Wives and Counting

Seriously, Henry. We know you’re the VIII-th King of England and all, so you can do what you want. We believed you when you said 3rd time’s a charm. But your 3rd wife Jane died, and you were supposed to … Continue reading

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