A Tudor Christmas
The History of England,
December 02nd 2013
The twelve days of Christmas would have been a most welcome break for the workers on the land, which in Tudor times would have been the majority of the people. All work would stop, restarting again on Plough Monday...
St Andrew, Patron Saint of Scotland
The History of Scotland,
November 29th 2013
30th November is St Andrew's Day. The union flag of Great Britain is sometimes referred to as the Union Jack and is made up of three overlaid crosses. One of these crosses is the flag of the Patron Saint of Scotland, Saint Andrew...