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Today is St. Crispin’s Day, and on St. Crispin’s Day, 1415, the English won a major victory in its ongoing war with France. (The one called the Hundred Years War, even though it actually lasted, on and off, for one hundred and sixteen years.) Why were they fighting – this time? Well, in 1414, England’s […]


The two little Princes in the Tower disappeared five centuries ago – so what are they doing in our time? To find out, read: Synopsis: What happened to two young princes who disappeared from the Tower of London over five hundred years ago is still quite a mystery. A mystery Dane and Paige Marchand and […]


Growing up in England, there is no way I don’t believe in ghosts. I have only once (possibly) seen one, but I have often sensed them in old buildings and on lonely footpaths. At this ghostly time of year, challenge your kids to find out more about some famous ghosts, such as: • Anne Boleyn, […]


August 5th marks the centenary of Great Britain’s first full day of action in WW I. In a unique tribute to all the British and Colonial victims of that war, 888,246 ceramic poppies are going to be creating a flowing sea of red around the Tower of London, with the last one set to be […]


Here are some August celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate. Fêtes de Genève (July 17th – August 10th, Geneva, Switzerland) Independence Day (August 1st, Switzerland) National Eisteddfod (August 1st – 9th, Llanelli, Wales) Edinburgh Military Tattoo (August 1st-23rd, Edinburgh, Scotland) Blood Poppies Installation At Tower Of London (August 5th, England) Peace […]


In 1674, men doing some reconstruction work on the Tower of London’s White Tower unearthed a box containing two small human skeletons. People of the time thought they might belong to the little princes who had gone missing two centuries earlier, but people of all ages met their ends at the Tower, and these were […]


Kids love mysteries, especially about other kids, and history provides several. One of the most popular is the five-hundred-and thirty-year-old mystery of the two little Princes in the Tower. (At the end of this, admittedly lengthy, post kids have a chance to suggest a possible solution and win an e-copy of my middle-grade time-travel novel, […]

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