Conspiracy Theories

Are the British Royal Family really a bunch of alien lizards?

So here we have the wackiest conspiracy theory of all, popularised by ex-Coventry City goalkeeper David Icke: our royal family are descended from a clan of extraterrestrial lizards called the ‘Babylonian Brotherhood’. Today I’m asking, is Mr Icke’s theory really as ludicrous as it sounds? Let’s break this down. The British House of Windsor is… Continue reading Are the British Royal Family really a bunch of alien lizards?

Historical Mysteries, Missing People, Unsolved Crimes, Unsolved Mysteries

Before the Princes in the Tower, there was the ‘Duke in the Castle’

We’re all familiar with the story of the Princes in the Tower, when 12-year-old Edward V and his 10-year-old brother Richard disappeared without trace in the Tower of London in 1483. But do you know the story of 16-year-old Prince Arthur, Duke of Brittany – the ‘Duke in the Castle’? Arthur, Duke of Brittany and… Continue reading Before the Princes in the Tower, there was the ‘Duke in the Castle’

Historical Mysteries, Murder Mysteries, Unsolved Mysteries

The Death of Edward II – natural causes, suffocation or a red-hot poker up the bum?

The death of King Edward II during his imprisonment at Berkeley Castle in 1327 is shrouded in mystery. Nobody knows for certain whether he died of natural causes, was murdered on the orders of his wife, or in fact swapped his clothes with a servant and escaped… It’s an understatement to say that Edward II… Continue reading The Death of Edward II – natural causes, suffocation or a red-hot poker up the bum?