Historical Misconceptions Part IV


By now, providing you’ve read Part 1, 2, and 3, you should know that the Vikings never wore horns on their helmets, Napoleon Bonaparte did not have a height complex and Marie Antoinette certainly didn’t…

The Other Anne Boleyn


Two Anne’s. One fighting for her Queen-ship, the other head of Princess Mary’s household. They may have shared the same name, but it seems very unlikely they would have shared a friendship.  During the early…

Rare Historical Photographs You Must See


Ernest Hemingway’s passport photo – 1923 Source: Distractify Queen Elizabeth during her WWII service. Source: Distractify Hilter as the best man in Joseph Goebbels wedding Source: Distractify Howard Carter, an English archaeologist, examining the opened…