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.Know More
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 Victorian Era, named for Great Britain's Queen Victoria, began in 1837 and ended in 1901. It is remembered for its embrace of middle class values associated with the expansion of the middle class that occurred as a result of the Industrial Revolution,Full Answer >
Georgia was named for King George II of England, who had specified in the colony's charter that it should be named for him. Georgia was founded by James Oglethorpe in 1732, the last of the 13 colonies to be formed.Full Answer >
The Carolina colony was so named for three monarchs named Charles: Charles IX of France, Charles I of England and his son Charles II of England. The Latin name for Charles is Carolus. The name Carolana, or Carolina means "land of Charles" in Latin. The name refers to lands between latitudes 31 degrees and 36 degrees north.Full Answer >