BraveHeart – The 10 historical inaccuracies you need to know before watching the movie

Originally posted on Hande's Blog:
The 1995 movie, BraveHeart, is a cinematic master-piece. A multiple Oscar winner, an awe-inspiring cinematic portrayal of Scottish freedom fighter William Wallace and his greatest accomplishments. It’s also an extremely historically inaccurate film, but that doesn’t devalue it as a cinematic achievement. Star and director Mel Gibson himself notes…

Reflections on a superb article on the differing childhoods of rival queens Mary and Elizabeth

Originally posted on Orthodox in the District:
Conor Byrne is a history student at the University of Exeter whose research interests include gender, cultural, and social history. His excellent blog focuses on historical issues but also touches upon contemporary political and social events.  The Creation of Anne Boleyn, a fascinating website maintained by controversial feminist author…

The Imprisonment of the Bruce Women

At Stuarts Weekly we are fortunate enough to meet like-minded people who are willing to share their work with us. Moniek from the website, History of Royal Women is one of these fantastic people. She has allowed us to share this wonderful piece of history with you about the history of the Stuarts. As we’ve… Continue reading The Imprisonment of the Bruce Women