(CNN) — For many decades, Wallis Simpson has been seen as a temptress, the woman who pulled a king away from his duty and thrust his younger brother into a stressful role. History has painted her as interloper
They say that behind every great man lies a great woman. In Winston Churchill’s case, there were many great women - his wife, Clementine, friends and devoted secretaries. But one vitally important woman
LONDON — Every six months or so, Alan Davis sets out from his seaside bungalow on a far-flung island off the southwestern coast of England carrying a rent check of 12.5 pounds (about $16) for his landlord.
The northern and western regions were swept by a pogrom in which thousands of Igbo were slaughtered It is a good thing to be proud of one’s country, and I am – most of the time. But it would be impossible
After total defeat on the battlefield, Charles I spent many months playing political games to keep his crown; but then he lost it, and the head on which it sat, in 1649. His son had one last throw of dice