Dance Until You Die: an Introduction to Ergotism during the Renaissance

by Heather R. Darsie In case you missed it on Tudors Dynasty at On an otherwise normal July day in Strasbourg, a woman named Mrs. Troffea began slowly dancing in the street. The year was 1518. Over in England, Katharine… Read More ›


Margaret Tudor: Scottish Queen or English Princess?

by Heather R. Darsie Please enjoy this article I wrote, which originally appeared at:   Margaret Tudor shuffled off her mortal coil on 18 October 1541, just shy of 52. Though her official cause of death is unknown, it is… Read More ›

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