I have NEVER been much of a history person at all. I was good at most subjects in school but was never really interested in history.
Recently, I started watching the Showtime series 'The Tudors' online with our netflix subscription. As the name suggests, the show is about the life of King Henry VIII. I am absolutely enthralled with this story now! I have been researching as much as I can about this time period online since watching the show. It is so strange to me that I am suddenly interested in this time period in history. I think the reason I am so interested in this story now is because of how well acted the show is and it makes the story more interesting than just reading if off of a page.
I just got done watching Jeopardy and the the final question was about how the king used the Leviticus passage from the bible saying that if someone marries his brothers' wife it is unclean. I knew the answer right away and I was excited to see the question!
Too bad I don't have access to a free public library to go and rent a few books about the topic and learn even more.