If Elizabeth I had to square up to Queen Victoria, who would win? A humorous look at two famous queens.
King John signed the Magna Carta in 1215 and immediately tried to renege on its provisions- yet it formed the basis for British life for almost a thousand years after
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...
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...
Queen Boudica is one of the many heroes in the long and sad history of the annihilation of the tribes of Europe. Skilled in battle and adept at strategy, she was the Braveheart of her time and place.
Beginning in the 1960s and 1970s, revisionist historians began to look at the English Reformation differently than had their predecessors. Revisionists argued that the Reformation was forced upon the reluctant Catholic...
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.
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.
Just as with other Germanic people, magic was an important element in Anglo-Saxon life, with broader connections to the paradigm of Germanic mythology.