The Kingdom of Pictland first Kingdom of Scotland. Unification of Dal Riata and Pictland under House of Alpin as new Kingdom of Alba.
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!
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.
The Norman invasion and the Battle of Hastings (1066) rocked the Anglo-Saxon world and changed the culture and English language forever
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.
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 influential than even Henry VIII in bringing about the break with Rome.
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.
On Saturday, 9 am on October 14th a day-long struggle began in which thousands fell on a gore-drenched hill inland from Hastings. Some see this as the end of the beginning. The struggle had only begun
A tsle of Hereward of Bourne in Lincolnshire. His part in the rebellion at Ely and William's siege. The aftermath of the siege and Hereward's exile
On 21 October 1966, a coal tip engulfed houses in Moy Road, Aberfan, killing the occupants and filling the houses with coal slurry ....