An Afternoon With Canals

I find a quiet nook in the sun near a bed of roses and let the ink sink into an ugly puddle on the page. We’d just been sitting in class, analyzing an essay set in Amsterdam, and I had felt that irritating pulse beginning to push on my tear ducts. All the sudden it … Continue reading An Afternoon With Canals

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A Brief Overview of Henry VIII’s Many Wives, But Shockingly Few Children

(aka; Pregnancy and Childbirth in the 1500's or Giving Birth While Rich and Unhygenic or I Swear It's a Son!) Let’s talk about pregnancy and the bizarre medical beliefs that were around in Britain’s Tudor era, specifically within the Tudor family themselves since we have so much recorded about the royal family. To help you understand the … Continue reading A Brief Overview of Henry VIII’s Many Wives, But Shockingly Few Children