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🍸 History and origin of GIN TONIC

The history of the gin and tonic began when the Spanish conquerors, in the 1700s, learned of the use that the Quechua tribe (in what is now Peru) gave to…

Isabel of France, the princess of Braveheart

For all moviegoers, Princess Isabel of France will always have the features of Sophie Marceau, the beautiful french actress who played this role in the Mel Gibson Braveheart movie. The…

Phillip II: Fundamental questions

When did Phillip II reign? Phillip II was born in 1527 and died in 1598 , and became King of Spain in January 1556 . He ruled the country in its so-called ” Golden Age “. However, his reign…

Philip II, the tormented end of the King

Philip II: A long-lived king King Philip II (1527-1598) is one of the best-known monarchs of our past. If we were to ask about him on the street, it would be rare for…

The death of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

On August 22, 1545, Charles Brandon , Duke of Suffolk, died in Guildford . He died in ripe old age, at the age of 61, after an extremely successful and fulfilling life . In fact, throughout his…