About The Historical Diaries

My name is Samantha James and I am the author of The Historical Diaries blog. I love reading, writing, and history fiercely. It is a never ending journey and passion!

King Edward VIII | The Love Story That Changed The British Monarchy

In today’s post I want to discuss the momentous moment when King Edward VIII decided to abdicate the throne in order to marry twice divorced American Wallis Simpson. The line of succession drastically shifted leading to Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.

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Women Of War | Two Very Different Revolutionary Spies On Opposite Sides

The world has seen many courageous women rising up for their country. In today’s post we will be talking about two exceptionally similar women fighting on the opposite sides of war. They vastly influenced the outcome of battle with their intelligence and bravery. 

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