Alcatraz Island in San Francisco, California is legendary for its time as the site of one of the most infamous prisons in history.
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The “Prince of Pirates,” the “Robin Hood of the Sea,” “Black Bellamy;” Samuel Bellamy’s short career as a pirate captain was dramatic enough
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Richard III was never meant to be the king of England. He was, in fact, several degrees removed from this position for most
John Wilkes Booth was a celebrity in his own right long before the act that would install him permanently as one of the
Who is Christopher Marlowe? Christopher Marlowe, also referred to as “Kit” Marlowe, led a short but impactful life. Born in 1564, the young