Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Historical Biographies

The colorful personalities of famous people come alive to share their shortcomings, passions and achievements. Cross the boundaries imposed by time and space, and come face to face with your favorite (and not so favorite) historical figures.
Relive the life and times of famous men like Winston Churchill and not so famous heroes such as the Civil War hero Sam Davis. about politicians that became military heroes, like Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Thrill in the escapades of Criminals like Dick Turpin and the murderer, Rev John Selby Watson.
It’s all here, plus much more, just click on the links below and board your own time machine.

Admiral Sir Henry Morgan: The King’s Pirate

He was born in 1635 in County Monmouth, Wales. His father, Robert, was a well-to-do farmer. Sometime in 1654, 19 year-old Henry Morgan traveled...

Abraham Lincoln and Labor

"The prudent, penniless beginner in the world, labors for wages awhile, saves a surplus with which to buy tools or land, for himself; then...

Queen Victoria: Last Living Heir

The only living child of her generation, Victoria became the heir presumptive to the throne of England, eventually becoming Queen in 1837. William IV, King...

Hildegard Von Bingen: The Lessons of a Visionary Prioress

She was born nearly a millennia ago, amongst the wooded forests sloping toward the Rhine River. She seems to have been somewhat of a...

Harriet E. Adams Wilson

She was born of two worlds and two complexions. Her mother, unwilling or unable to be burdened by the scapegrace of her multiracial offspring,...

Victoria C. Woodhull

I first heard of her in the seventh grade. Her defiance of social convention completely captivated my adolescent imagination. No American woman before or...

Naduah: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker

"I am Naduah!" she shouted at them. She stood in the howling winds of winter and they swallowed her words. They ate her defiance....

St. Peter, the First Pope

Jesus said to him in reply, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but...