God’s Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England
Fact of the Day
English law still requires that official copies of acts of parliament be printed and preserved on animal skin.
Quote of the Day
"Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. "
On This Day
939 Æthelstan, first King of England, died and was succeeded by his half-brother, Edmund I.
1666 French watchmaker, Robert Hubert, was executed for starting the Great Fire of London, even though he wasn't in England at the time.