King Henry III rallies loyalists in 1265 in the attempt to wrest power from the English barons and Simon de Montfort. More »
The House of Lancaster defeated the House of York—both branches of the House of Plantagenet—during the War of the Roses in England. More »
Challenged by a new Scottish champion, William Wallace, King Edward ‘Longshanks’ I led a massive English army north into Scotland in the summer of 1298. The two sides collided at Falkirk. More »
The English Army was a formidable adversary for the Scots, so Robert the Bruce relied on tactics, not brute strength, when fighting English forces. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.