Betty Lou Beets

On the 24th February 2000, Betty Lou Beets was executed by lethal injection. Convinced for the murder of two, she would become the fourth woman to be executed for murder....

Evelyn Dick.

Evelyn Dick was convicted of the murder of her husband John Dick and the manslaughter of her infant son but questions remain; was Evelyn a cold blooded black window, or a victim of abuse and manipulation at the hands of her parents? ...

The Dig and the Story of the Sutton Hoo Excavation

Netflix has recently released The Dig, which reimagines the events of the 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo. In this bonus post we look at real people involved and the excavations of the Saxon boat burial found at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk....

Billie Jean King

In this post we look at Billie Jean King, who as a professional tennis player she won 39 major titles, competing in both singles and doubles. Away from the court she is an activist and all around queen....

Maria Teresa de Filippis

In the 70-year history of Formula 1 there have been more than 1,000 races with about 900 drivers. All but two of the drivers have been male (a few more women have taken part in Grand Prix weekends but not competed). In this post we are going to...

Sources for the Holy Grail Four Night Festive Special.

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Book Tour!

Today we are thrilled to host the amazing book Herminie An Empress In Exile by Moniek Bloks. Empress Hermine and Luise, Grand Duchess of Baden – A mother’s love Day 2 of the book tour Hermine Reuss of Greiz was one of the five daughters of Heinrich XXII, Prince...

Gertrude Bell

On 95 Sloane Street sits an English Heritage plaque dedicated to Gertrude Bell, on the plaque she is described as a traveller, archaeologist and diplomat but she would also help the British government in the First World War....

Odette Sansom.

Odette Sansom was one of the 41 female SOE F-Section agents to travel into occupied France. Captured and interrogated, Odette remained resolute, never breaking....

Women of the WAAF

If you have been following us on our blog, podcast and social media for a while now you may well have noticed that I have a special interest in the story of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF). Last year I looked into the Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF),...