King Coloman of Hungary 1070-1116

King Coloman of Hungary, or Coloman the Learned, was the King of Hungary from 1095-1116 AD and is the first Monarch to kick off Monarch Monday. Here's seven facts about King Coloman of Hungary and his life in 11/12th Century Hungary 1) He was born in 1070 to King Geza I of Hungary and Giza's first wife, [...]

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Did You Know…Sunglasses

Did you know that the first sunglasses were worn in China around the 12th Century by court judges and were made from flat panes of smoky quartz. Unlike today though, these glasses weren't worn to protect the wearers eyes but rather to hide them from the defendant so that the Judge's facial expressions wouldn't give them [...]