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Holy Well of St. Madron – Cornwall

Cornish culture is legendary and mystery awaits around every corner in its land. Despite holy wells are water sources with specifically Christian associations, identified from as early as the 6th […]

#TodayInHistory – June 20

June 20 – Some important events on this day. 451 👉🏼 Battle of the Catalaunian Plains: Roman and Visigoths forces defeat Attila the Hun in north east France 1214 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – June 19

June 19 – Some important events on this day. 1306 👉🏼 The Earl of Pembroke’s army defeats Robert the Bruce’s Scottish army at the Battle of Methven 1829 👉🏼 Sir […]

#TodayInHistory – June 18

June 18 – Some important events on this day. 618 👉🏼 Coronation of the Chinese governor Li Yuan as Emperor Gaozu of Tang, the new Emperor of China, initiating three […]

#TodayInHistory – June 17

June 17 – Some important events on this day. 656 👉🏼 Ali ibn Abu Talib elected the 4th Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate. 1462 👉🏼 Vlad III the Impaler attempts […]

#TodayInHistory – June 16

June 16 – Some important events on this day. 1784 👉🏼 Holland forbids the wearing of orange clothes 🥻 1794 👉🏼 1st stone laid at biggest Dutch grain windmill De […]

#TodayInHistory – June 15

June 15 – Some important events on this day. 763 BC 👉🏼 Assyrians record a solar eclipse that will be used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history. 1215 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – June 14

June 14 – Some important events on this day. 1276 👉🏼 While taking exile in Fuzhou, southern China, from advancing Mongol invaders, remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold coronation […]

#TodayInHistory – June 13

June 13 – Some important events on this day. 1373 👉🏼 Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of Alliance (world’s oldest extant) signed in London 1381 👉🏼 Peasant army marches into London. During the […]