The Norman invasion and the Battle of Hastings (1066) rocked the Anglo-Saxon world and changed the culture and English language forever
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.
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.
As early as 20 Th century, there were cartoons popping up depicting the fall of British Empire. This was a sad way of representing the fate of the empire which was once called “Empire where the sun never sets”. You...
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 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...
Just as with other Germanic people, magic was an important element in Anglo-Saxon life, with broader connections to the paradigm of Germanic mythology.
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...