Just as with other Germanic people, magic was an important element in Anglo-Saxon life, with broader connections to the paradigm of Germanic mythology.
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.
Eadward's queen Eadgytha, daughter of Godwin, sister to Harold. Her loyalty and friendship went to her younger brother Tostig, rather than Harold in the end... And Harold's time as William's guest.
The Kingdom of Pictland first Kingdom of Scotland. Unification of Dal Riata and Pictland under House of Alpin as new Kingdom of Alba.
If Elizabeth I had to square up to Queen Victoria, who would win? A humorous look at two famous queens.
The origin and history of Bristol, England and a close look at three famous historical figures, their work, and what they did for Bristol; John Cabot, John Wesley and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
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.
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 on one page!
Many pubs in England have names which come from religious symbols and buildings, or Biblical quotes. Some are obvious, many are not. Bishop's Finger is obvious, Cross Keys is not!
At a young age, Amy Dudley (or Lady Amy Dudley) showed promise with England's aristocracy. But her mysterious death cut that short, and the culprit may have been Queen Elizabeth.