Just who was Fair Rosamund? Why is she the subject of so many poems, books and paintings? Mistress of Henry Ⅱ of England from 1163 this enigmatic and beautiful woman has mystified scholars and romantics for almost a...
The history of British pub signs is a long and fascinating one. A trip around the pubs of England takes you on a journey through myth, legend, heraldry, sport, religion, transport, famous people and so much more.
Grinding poverty forced families to send children as young as three off to work in the most appalling conditions imaginable.
Just as with other Germanic people, magic was an important element in Anglo-Saxon life, with broader connections to the paradigm of Germanic mythology.
Some believe they are English and some believe they are only Cornish and/or British.
What gemstones do the British royal family prefer in their engagement rings? Well it appears that rubies may have a reputation for being unlucky, but diamonds and sapphires remain popular.
If Elizabeth I had to square up to Queen Victoria, who would win? A humorous look at two famous queens.
Through my limited knowledge, I have compiled a list of the top ten worst ever rulers of our green and pleasant land. It's been done before, but I believe that this really is the definitive list!
Undeniably handsome, charming and sporty, Prince William could have chosen almost any girl in the world. But the eligible prince's true love was a woman he could never marry. Find out more.
Later Whig historians who studied the English Reformation saw the movement as coming from the people. Some, however, like Geoffrey Elton saw it as being forced from above. Elton argued that Thomas Cromwell was more...