Who are the British? DNA research reveals surprising facts about the origins of Britain's population. What does this tell us about the way we cling to mistaken assumptions about our own and other races' identity?
Take a trip back in time to visit Queen Elizabeth the First. The discoveries that we take for granted, and Strange Facts about the Monarch. Then test your brain power with our fabulous quiz! Everything you need to know...
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.
The Norman invasion and the Battle of Hastings (1066) rocked the Anglo-Saxon world and changed the culture and English language forever
This is a long article but it will give you a good understanding of the rulers of England and now the United Kingdom from 1066 to the present date.
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!
Just as with other Germanic people, magic was an important element in Anglo-Saxon life, with broader connections to the paradigm of Germanic mythology.
Mary, Queen of Scots became Queen of Scotland when she was 6 days old. She became Queen of France at 16. Many considered she had a rightful claim of the English throne. Executed at 44 years of age.
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.
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...