The Prince Albert piercing style is named after Prince Albert of England, the husband of Queen Victoria. It is believed that the monarch had this type of piercing.Continue Reading
In the early 1800s, tight trousers were a popular style for men. To prevent an unsightly bulge, men would often have a ring inserted in their penis that could be attached to a hook inside their pants. This ring, called a dressing ring, would allow the men to keep their genitals tucked neatly to one side. It is believed that Queen Victoria's husband had such a piercing.
Prior to Prince Albert's era, genital piercings were not uncommon in India. Spiritual men, called fakirs, would insert rings and hooks in their genitals. They attached weights to these rings or hooks to lengthen their penis to unnatural lengths. The fakirs would charge a fee to spectators interested in gazing upon their unusually large appendages.Learn more about Piercing
Prince Albert was a ring name used by professional wrestler Matt Bloom. The name was used during the first year of his career in the World Wrestling Federation.Full Answer >
The maximum seating capacity of the Royal Albert Hall in London, England is 5,272. For most events, the seating capacity is listed at 3,951. This is referred to by the Hall as an Ordinary Let.Full Answer >
William Shakespeare lived in England during the Elizabethan era and wore clothes in the Elizabethan style. For the rich and famous, the clothing of this era was characterized by bright colors, elaborate trimmings and ostentatious padding.Full Answer >
IPA stands for India Pale Ale and refers to a style of beer that was first developed in England over 175 years ago. The first recorded mention of IPA was in 1801 as part of a shipment of beer made to the East India Trading Company.Full Answer >