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!
Alfred the Great was named so because he fought off the Danish invaders, saved the English language and brought learning and study to his court and to all Anglo-Saxons in his realm.
British history covers such a broad expanse of history that the topics from which to choose are virtually innumerable. Fortunately, an army of historians have preceded the student of British history and their works can help to highlight for us the most interesting topics of British history.
Just as with other Germanic people, magic was an important element in Anglo-Saxon life, with broader connections to the paradigm of Germanic mythology.
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 masses.
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?
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.
If Elizabeth I had to square up to Queen Victoria, who would win? A humorous look at two famous queens.
Its days gone as a kingdom in its own right, Northumbria saw a new role as an earldom under Knut. With an heir of Uhtred of Bamburgh north of the Tees, Norseman Eirik was appointed to hold Yorkshire
From when Duke William learned of Harold Godwinson's crowning England's hierarchy faced a reckoning. Some fearedf losing lands and titles, others feared only for their reputations as warrior leaders.