English Glossary Based on Bible Translation

The first glossary of English words was based on the Bible’s English translation. Continue reading

William Tyndale

William Tyndale (/ˈtɪndəl/; sometimes spelled Tynsdale, Tindall, Tindill, Tyndall; c. 1494 – c. 6 October 1536) was an English scholar who became a leading figure in the Protestant Reformation in the years leading up to his execution. He is well known for his translation of the Bible into English. Continue reading

First Country to Abolish the Death Penalty

New Zealand, an English-speaking country in 1936 was the first to abolish the death penalty. Continue reading

First English Translation of the Quran

First English Translation of the Quran was written and published by George Sale from England in 1734. Continue reading

King Richard I of England

Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death. Continue reading

Heraldic Symbol Worn by an English King

King Richard I, known as Coeur-de-Lion, or Lion-Hearted, came to the throne in 1189 wore a Heraldic symbol. This was his shield displaying three golden lions. Continue reading

Isabella Beeton

In 1857, less than a year after the wedding, Isabella began writing for one of her husband's publications, The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine. Continue reading

Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine, a monthly magazine

The first Housekeeping magazine was The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine. Continue reading

The First Dentistry Textbook

The text book was called "The Operator for the Teeth", published in England in 1685, by Charles Allen. Continue reading